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Marimekko, Armi Ratia
Smock, Dress and Sash, Belt, 1950s, 1953-1960s
Cotton, fiber, Dress: 44 W x 46 3/4 L inches ^Sash: 1 1/8 W x 48 1/2 L inches ^Size: 14 ^ ^A: 46 L x 39 W LFH ^B: 48 1/2 L x 1 1/4W CB
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Gift of Juan and Anna Marie Hamilton
2000.3.421a-b

Manufacturer: Marimekko
Designer: Armi Ratia
a: Smock Dress b: Sash. a: Black and brown stripe, button up front smock, stand up high collar, 3/4 sleeves, large patch pockets, gathered on back top. "Marimekko". b: Fabric belt; same material as dress; it has been let down. 2 looped ribbon label and collar label.

Label tape labels 50s early "Marimekko Fineland 100% cotton" "Design Research Cambridge" O'K probably acquired this one first.

Designer Armi Ratia
Name of the dress Äidin takki (=Mother's coat)
Designed in the beginning of 1950s.
Pattern called Ristipiccolo, designed by Vuokko Nurmesiemi, 1953.
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Label tape labels 50s early "Marimekko Fineland 100% cotton" "Design Research Cambridge" O'K probably acquired this one

Label/mark: ?: "Marimekko Suomi.Finland"

Publication History

Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern; Wanda Corn; 2017
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1811