"Sirkus Petrooli" dress

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A) "Sirkus" dress of fuchsia cotton with "Petrooli" print of large orange circles outlined in dark orange and pink. Round neckline with diagonal button closure along left-front shoulder. Three-quarter length sleeves are gathered into 1 3/4" cuffs. Slight A-line silhouette; 2 double welt pockets at right waist, one above the other. Unlined. Designer's label at inside back collar: "Marimekko / Suomi - Finland / 100% Cotton / 34 6" Care label, instructions in pictograms. B) Sash of self; length 56" by width 1 1/4". No labels or tags on sash.

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1 dress

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Marimekko 1963.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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A) "Sirkus" dress of fuchsia cotton with "Petrooli" print of large orange circles outlined in dark orange and pink. Round neckline with diagonal button closure along left-front shoulder. Three-quarter length sleeves are gathered into 1 3/4" cuffs. Slight A-line silhouette; 2 double welt pockets at right waist, one above the other. Unlined.
Designer's label at inside back collar: "Marimekko / Suomi - Finland / 100% Cotton / 34 6"
Care label, instructions in pictograms.

B) Sash of self; length 56" by width 1 1/4".
No labels or tags on sash.

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1 dress

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1963

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  • May 31, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

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  • June 2, 2020, 1:19 p.m.

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Marimekko. "Sirkus Petrooli" dress, physical object, 1963; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1638892/: accessed July 15, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.