Designed by Japanese textile artist Katsuji Wakisaka in 1972 during his 8 year stint at Marimekko. This piece exemplifies Wakisaka's eye for graphic patterns and bold colors. In the 1970s Marimekko hired Wakisaka, who brought a bold and playful aesthetic to the Marimekko style.
Measuring 54 inches wide, 51 inches long, plus a 24 x 17 inch section. Both selvages are included, and are imprinted with the following:
KATSUJI WAKISAKA "EVE" (c) MARIMEKKO OY SUOMI FINLAND 1972
This amazing fabric looks as vibrant and pristine as when we purchased it new in Finland! It has been safely tucked away in storage all these years.
Katsuji Wakisaka's textiles are held by numerous museums, including this particular textile pattern ("Eve").
The bold visuals includes tall buildings, a stand of trees, birds, cheery flowers, the shining sun, and even a Christmas tree. It's packed with graphic patterns and vibrancy.
The incredible palette of colors include super saturated fuchsia, tomato red, vibrant red, forest green, emerald green, mustard yellow, aubergine, navy blue and black.
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