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Textile, Faruk, 1952

This is a Textile. It was designed by Armi Ratia and manufactured by Marimekko Oy. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Marimekko, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Marimekko, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 311.2 x 138.1 cm (10 ft. 2 1/2 in. x 54 3/8 in.) Repeat H: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "Marimekko ® armi ratia: 'Faruk' © Marimekko oy 1952 Suomi-Finland 100% co" plus symbols of instruction for care.

Cite this object as

Textile, Faruk, 1952; Designed by Armi Ratia (Finnish, 1912–1979); Finland; cotton; H x W: 311.2 x 138.1 cm (10 ft. 2 1/2 in. x 54 3/8 in.) Repeat H: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Gift of Marimekko, Inc.; 1979-89-2

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