Swatch book and swatches (36), paper / cotton / ink / vinyl / metal, various designers, made by Marimekko, Finland, 1960-1979

Made in Finland, 1960-1979.

Swatch book and swatches (36), paper / cotton / ink / vinyl / metal, various designers, made by Marimekko, Finland, 1960-1979.

Swatch book consisting of a large three ring binder with a textured black vinyl cover and containing 36 pages of cotton swatches mounted on paper pages. Each page is housed within a mylar envelope. The pages represent 27 different designs and feature multiple screenprinted cotton swatches, black and white images of the design and text giving the design title, designer, ...

Summary

Object No.

87/1097

Physical Description

Swatch book and swatches (36), paper / cotton / ink / vinyl / metal, various designers, made by Marimekko, Finland, 1960-1979.

Swatch book consisting of a large three ring binder with a textured black vinyl cover and containing 36 pages of cotton swatches mounted on paper pages. Each page is housed within a mylar envelope. The pages represent 27 different designs and feature multiple screenprinted cotton swatches, black and white images of the design and text giving the design title, designer, manufacturer and pattern length in English and Finnish.

Production

Notes

The designs represented in this swatch book were designed by various designers. See part records.

Manufactured by Marimekko, Finland, 1960-1979.

The designs represented in the swatch book date from the period 1960-1979.

Made

1960-1979

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Russell Whitechurch, 1987

Acquisition Date

18 August, 1987

Cite this Object

Harvard

Swatch book and swatches (36), paper / cotton / ink / vinyl / metal, various designers, made by Marimekko, Finland, 1960-1979 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 January 2018, <https://ma.as/69989>

Wikipedia

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