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Annika Rimala

(Finland, 1936-2014)
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.
Marimekko, "rakkauskirje" dress, print "tarha", by annika rimala, 1963.

Marimekko, "Rakkauskirje" dress, print "Tarha", by Annika Rimala, 1963

SIZE: 42–44, fits S–L
MATERIAL: 100% COTTON

Vintage Marimekko Rakkauskirje (Love Letter) dress from a 1963 collection designed by one of Marimekko’s best-known designers, Annika Rimala. The garment comes in the Tarha pattern also designed by her.

In 1966, the dress gained worldwide recognition when featured in a prominent Life Magazine editorial by legendary lifestyle photographer Tony Vaccaro. Made more than five decades ago, this vintage piece belongs to the earliest of Marimekko fashion garments still in existence.

The cotton dress has only had one single owner. It is extremely well taken care of, showing minimal traces of use.

Droit de suite: No
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About the designer
Annika Rimala (1936–2014) was a Finnish designer best known for her work for Marimekko between 1960 and 1982. Her designs often fused personality and humor with durability and practicality. Rimala’s designs have been exhibited around the world. She was recognized with the Pro Finlandia medal in 1997 and the Finnish State Design Prize in 1974.

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