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Woman's dress

Floor-length, sleeveless dress, buttons in back, skirt gathered to raised waist, with hem ruffle, small shaped patch pocket on right side, printed with allover pattern of orange dots on a navy ground ("Petrooli" fabric pattern). Labels in front of neck: marimekko suomi - finland 40 12 / ©...

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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, mid–1960s (fabric designed in 1963)

Object Place



Center back: 140.5 cm (55 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts