Adorned with traffic-stopping style, the Marimekko Bo Boo Pillow Sham fills a room with cars, trucks, busses and vans. Perfect for a child's bed, designer Katsuji Wakisaka loved to merge whimsical design with modern sensibilities. Made from 100% cotton percale, the white background is brought to life as the primary-colored autos zoom horizontally across the bedding. One of Marimekko's most beloved children's patterns, the Bo Boo print has been enamoring children since its inception in 1975.
(see below for measurements)About Percale:
A high-quality weave, percale has a noticeably tighter weave that allows for a higher thread count which makes the fabric softer to the touch. Medium in weight, the fabric is matte with no additional sheen or shine but the texture is very smooth and able to resist warping and washes exceptionally well.
The bold prints of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. The brand’s impact reaches beyond Finland, however, as Marimekko is said to be one of the world’s first real lifestyle brands offering fashion and accessories alongside home décor in seam... More Marimekko
In the 1970’s, Marimekko desired to expand their horizons and pursued the talents of two impressive Japanese textile artists, Katsuji Wakisaka and Fujiwo Ishimoto. In particular, Katsuji Wakisaka introduced new aesthetics which enriched and expanded the Marimekko style. Trained at the Kyo... More Katsuji Wakisaka
Cute print. The colors were much more purple/pink than expected. I assumed the dark colors in the picture were deep blue, but it's purple. I'm keeping them anyway. I'll just pull more of the orange and green for accents.
ProsCute print. Happy
ConsSome little boys may not like this much pink/purple.