Marimekko Tea Towel Unikko Light Grey

$31.00

Marimekko is a Finnish design house celebrated worldwide for its original prints and colours. Founded in 1951 by a visionary woman Armi Ratia, Marimekko is said to be one of the world's first real lifestyle brands combining fashion, bags and accessories as well as home decoration into one unique point of view.

"Over the years, we have remained true to our original mission of bringing joy to everyday moments. Through our timeless, distinctive and functional designs, we want to empower people to be happy as they are: to live their lives as they desire and to express their personality boldly through the way that they dress themselves and their homes."

The classic Marimekko print Unikko was created in 1964, after Marimekko founder Armi Ratia publicly proclaimed a ban on flowers in Marimekko prints. Artist Maija Isola defied the order and designed a whole collection of floral patterns that were so fresh and unique that Armi ended up taking eight of them. One of those she accepted was Unikko, the future icon of icons. 

Made from a firm cotton and linen blend with a jacquard knit, this tea towel features the off white and linen coloured Pieni Unikko (poppy) pattern. The towel has a hanging loop.

 

Pattern Designer: Maija ja Kristina Isola in 1964

Pattern: Unikko

Color: Light Grey, Dark Red, Yellow, White

Size: Length 70cm Width 47cm 

Material: 57% Cotton 43% Linen

Care: Please follow the washing instructions included with teatowel

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