Large cushion covers, approximately 57 x 57 cm. Covers only.
This vibrant cotton satin fabric with a squares pattern was designed by Marjatta Metsovaara for Tampella, Finland, in 1968. The design is known as Pritsi. The patterned fabric on these cushions is vintage with a contemporary plain black fabric on the reverse. Zip fastener. Suitable for cushion pads 60 x 60cm (not included). Cool wash. The main picture shows three cushions of this size with a small on (code T043).
Each described by the colours (out to inside) of the top left square.
1. Green pink black - (top right) orange natural pink
2. Pink green black
3. Pink orange natural
4. Green pink black - pink orange natural
5. Pink green black - all colours same as in 2
6. Natural orange black
7. Pink green pink (along top edge you can just see where a previous seam has been unpicked)
Marjatta Metsovaara (1927-2014) was a leading Finnish textile designer. She began designing fabrics in the 1950s and ran her own firm from 1954-90. She produced woollen wall hangings and printed cotton fabrics often in bold designs. She exhibited at the Milan Trienalle in 1957 and 1960 and won a gold medal at the second of these.
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