Marimekko ‘Eve’ textile length

Made by Marimekko in Finland, Europe, 1972.

Textile length, ‘Eve’, screen-printed cotton, designed by Katsuji Wakisaka (b 1944) for Marimekko, Helsinki, Finland, 1972.
This colourful semi-abstract expressionist design hand screen-printed on cotton in strong colours is characteristic of the bold Marimekko furnishing fabric designs Marion Hall Best sold through her Queen Street, Woollahra shop from the late 1950s.

The Finnish textile company Marimekko (established Helsinki, 1949) has been one of the most conspicuous design success stories ...


A bold, colourful semi-abstract expressionist design of red, pink, yellow and blue screen-printed on cotton furnishing fabric with white selvages down either side.


970 mm
1360 mm


Designed by Katsuji Wakisaka (b 1944) for Marimekko, Finland

Hand printed for Marimekko, Helsinki, Finland
Marimekko 1972


Purchased from Marion Hall Best's interior decorating shop in Queen Street, Woollahra by Isobel Craig. Furnishing fabric used by the Bowie-Wilson (donors) family.
Hall Best, Marion


Gift of Jessie Bowie-Wilson, 2003
27 May, 2003

Cite this Object

Marimekko 'Eve' textile length 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 September 2017, <>
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