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Woman's dress

Floor-length, sleeveless dress with very full skirt, quilted hem, ties at back of neck, printed with allover pattern of large blue swirls and orange dots on a white ground ("Keidas" fabric pattern). Labelled: marimekko suomi-finland 42 14 / © marimekko oy finland 1966 100% cotton / DR Cambridge...

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Provenance

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 1966)

Object Place

Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 141.5 cm (55 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1996

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes