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Textile, Kivet

This is a Textile. It was designed by Maija Isola and manufactured by Marimekko Oy. It is dated 1956 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: 351.2 x 135 cm (11 ft. 6 1/4 in. x 53 1/8 in.) Repeat H: 64 cm (25 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in purple on one side: "Maija Isola "Kivet" Marimekko Oy Suomi Finland 1956."

Cite this object as

Textile, Kivet; Designed by Maija Isola (Finnish, 1927–2001); Finland; cotton; H x W: 351.2 x 135 cm (11 ft. 6 1/4 in. x 53 1/8 in.) Repeat H: 64 cm (25 3/16 in.); Gift of Marimekko, Inc.; 1979-89-3

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