This vintage 100% cotton, floor length Marimekko dress in the
Keidas (Oasis) pattern by Annika Rimala has long sleeves and a centre back zipper closure. The bold, mod pattern is executed in orange, magenta, with dark green spot. Four rows of stitching are intact at the hem, evidence that this 1966 dress is a rarity that has never been altered. So many I see have been shortened or shortened and then let back down to the original length, which always causes a line of fade.
This stunning example is pristine and judging from the overall condition and the condition of the tags, was not worn much, if at all. Labelled Marimekko Suomi-Finland, 40/12, ( this one doesn't say 1966, but is identical except for color to the one that does).
100% cotton, with separate care instruction tag. A wonderful vintage dress that is truly editorial material, museum quality, or suited for the most discerning vintage collector.
Shown also is the sae pattern in a sleeveless style, called Marimekko 1967 Annika Rimala.
Marked Size: 40/12
Hips: Free 38"
Sleeve Length (from underarm): 15.5"
Sleeve Length (from shoulder): 21.5"
Total Length: 57"
Length (shoulder to waist): 16"
Length (waist to hem): 41"
Bust - 32
Waist - 26
Shoulders - 15
Hips - 35 1/2
Height - 5'8"