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Oven mitt (one of a pair)

Oven mitt made of cotton printed with pattern of overlapping stripes of royal blue and dark gray; lined with yellow wool flannel, with hanging loop at wrist. No label.


Gift from Armi Ratia, founder of Marimekko, to Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge, about 1968; Gift to the MFA, June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. and Margaret M. Eskridge to honor and preserve the international significance of Finnish contemporary arts and design, which flourished between 1950 and 1980

Finnish, 1960s

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Overall (including loop): 24.1 x 12.1 cm (9 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave; wool plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts