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Woman's dress

Short dress with standing collar, buttoned placket front, short sleeves, printed with overall pattern of purple swirls and orange dots on an orange/yellow ground. Labelled: marimekko suomi - finland 38 10 / © marimekko oy finland 1962 100% cotton / DR Cambridge New York San Francisco / [care...

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Purchased at Design Research in Cambridge, MA by June and David Wallace, Westport, MA; gift of the Wallaces to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of June and David Wallace

Finnish, 1960s (fabric designed in 1962)

Object Place



Center back: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts