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Vintage Marimekko anyone have in the 70's FUN (then)

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So, one or two of these prints might have been on display in my apartment on the 70's (REALLY)

They were purchased as fabric anchored to a large wooden frame (I think we thought we were living in a modern art museum). Earth tones of gold and Browns were real,y IN!

Dont remember seeing the prints used in fashion items.

 

 

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@LTT1------Is that you in the last picture?  I sized that up to 225 and I swear it is my sister!!!!!!!-----ted

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It must be your sister because it is not me! I need to size up!😀❤️

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These are all present day... I can see some of these very bright prints for a porch, but when did fabric start to cost $50/yard? WOW

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In 1970, I wallpapered the dining area of my kitchen with vinyl Marimekko "Unikko" poppies in primary colors with black vertical stripes above wainscot and  made matching curtains in the same print.  It was fabulous!!!

 

Here is the pattern but mine was in primary colors:

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I believe Marjolein, the AeroPilates rep, was wearing a Marimekko inspired print on air during one of the presentations recently.

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@lovinglife@Lovethesea@tedEbear

 

I have been looking for porches, etc that have some of those prints but haven't found any (yet)

 

 

@Lovethesea

 

Your decorating sounds like lots of fun!

The porch/patio setting I will be looking for will be a smaller version of the flower print for sure!

 

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@LTT1 wrote:

@lovinglife@Lovethesea@tedEbear

 

I have been looking for porches, etc that have some of those prints but haven't found any (yet)

 

 

@Lovethesea

 

Your decorating sounds like lots of fun!

The porch/patio setting I will be looking for will be a smaller version of the flower print for sure!

 


@LTT1  Will you be looking for the flower print in primary colors or in a single color?

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I think this one is my favorite!

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I think this one is my favorite!

How charming!  I think it would be perfect on a porch... perhaps with green plants and impatiens flowers.