Marimekko’s Melooni fabric was designed by Maija Isola in 1963. Finnish for “melon”, this print depicts a deconstructed image of this popular brunch side item. Printed in Finland on 100% acyrlic-coated cotton in beige, red, pink, and brown with green undertones, the graphic fabric would be beautiful as a tablecloth.
See secondary image for an approximation of one repeat.
Please note: This fabric is coated in acrylic, not PVC as Marimekko fabric previously was. Although it is less shiny and smooth than the PVC fabrics, acrylic-coated cotton fabric has even greater benefits. A safe and eco-friendly alternative, acrylic-coating has better stain repellent qualities than PVC, is machine-washable, and is foldable without leaving marks on the fabric.
This Marimekko fabric is sold by the repeat. Enter desired quantity of repeats in the Repeat box. If you order multiple repeats, they will remain intact.
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