The Marimekko Mini-Unikko Black Mini-Manual Umbrella may only be half a foot when close, but it opens to provide 38-1/2" of coverage. Featuring Maija Isola's iconic Unikko (poppy) print, it is both a fashionable and functional accessory that you can keep in your purse, backpack or carry-on just in case.
Undisputedly the most famous textile designer to have existed at Marimekko, Maija Isola created over 500 prints during her long and colorful employment. The height of her design notoriety occurred during the 1960’s, right around the time when she created her explosive Unikko pattern. In add... More Maija Isola
Please illustrate the method of opening this umbrella?
It is a manual open umbrella, with no button. Hold the handle in one hand and push the base of the umbrella up with your other hand to open the canopy. If it sticks a little, gently shake the umbrella in a twisting motion with the hand holding the handle, while pushing the canopy upwards. To close, just pull the base of the canopy back down toward the handle.