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Shirt: Jokapoika (everyboy)

Man's / unisex shirt with wing collar, button front with steel buttons, cuffs with mitered corners, fabric printed with overlapping stripes of pink and mustard yellow. Hem has been shortened, and side seams taken in. Labelled: "marimekko / suomi - finland" and "38"

Provenance

Purchased in Finland by Margaret M. Eskridge, spring or summer of 1958; 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

Fabric pattern: "Piccolo"

Finnish, about 1958 (designed 1956)

Object Place

Finland

Dimensions

Center back (including collar): 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

2007.512

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes