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Length of furnishing fabric: Malva

Printed cotton with large-scale rose pattern in pink overprinted with dark green (repeat is 132cm over two screens). In one selvedge: "Anneli Qveflander design "Malva" © Marimekko oy Suomi Finland 1968."


May 2006, purchased via internet auction by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; purchased from Ward by the MFA (Accession date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Finnish, 1968

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Height x width: 56 5/16 x 56 5/16 in. (143 x 143 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, screen printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Printed, silk screen