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What is this?

Length of printed cotton with a very large-scale design of concentric ovals in orange, fuchsia, black and purple on a red ground.

This is a textile from Finland. It is dated 1963 and we acquired it in 1979. Gift of Marimekko, Inc.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: screen printed on plain weave

Its dimensions are

H x W: 421.6 x 137.8 cm (13 ft. 10 in. x 54 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Marimekko Maija Isola "Melooni" Marimekko Oy 1963 Suomi-Finland 100% CO (printed in selvedge)

This object was manufactured by Marimekko Oy and designed by Maija Isola

This object was donated by Marimekko, Inc.

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