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1963

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1979

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Textile, Melooni

This is a Textile. It was designed by Maija Isola and manufactured by Marimekko Oy. It is dated 1963 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 featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled My Marimekko Moment.

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

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)

Cite this object as

Textile, Melooni; Designed by Maija Isola (Finnish, 1927–2001); Finland; cotton; H x W: 421.6 x 137.8 cm (13 ft. 10 in. x 54 1/4 in.); Gift of Marimekko, Inc.; 1979-89-6

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