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Woman's dress

Sleeveless A-line dress of printed cotton, bright pink ground with all-over lavender floral motif (fabric pattern title: "Hedelmäkori"); drop waist, gathered skirt with three horizontal tucks making a tiered effect (skirt stiffened at top with interfacing). Labeled: "Marimekko"; "Marimekko...

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Provenance

Purchased at a retail store on 8th Avenue in the West Village, New York City, about 1964; 2004 Year-End Gift to the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Suzanne King

Finnish, about 1964

Object Place

Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.) Center front: 81.3 cm (32 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2282

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, synthetic interfacing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes