Pihkassa refers to the resin hardwoods have to heal their wounds, but also is a phrase in Finnish that means to be in love. The pattern's poetic name beautifully matches its imagery depicting a forest of tall trees. Designed by Marjanna Virta, Pihkassa is printed on this Marimekko King Comforter Set. It is made from machine-washable 100% cotton percale in 300-thread-count and is pre-filled so requires no insert.
This set includes: One comforter and two king shams.
A high-quality weave, percale has a noticeably tighter weave that allows for a higher thread count which makes the sheets 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, effusive prints and textiles of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Founded in 1951 by Finnish couple Viljo and Armi Ratia, the name Marimekko translated literally means "Mary-dress." Marimekko’s impact reaches beyo... More Marimekko
I love the look of the subtle birch trees. My comforter that i covered with this duvet was dark. What a difference to have this brighten up my bed.
Saint Paul, MN
May 30, 2018
This Marimekko Pihkassa Duvet set sets a feeling of cool quiet calm in our bedroom. In the past I've ordered several different Marimekko sets and while I still rotate them between the guest and and the master bedroom this set immediately became my favorite. Adding crisp white sheets is all you need to complete the ensemble.
Traverse City MI
May 11, 2018
This comforter is even nicer than it appears in the picture! It lends a peaceful feeling to our bedroom, too. It is quite warm so no blanket or extra layer is required even on chillier nights. Plenty big enough four queen sized bed. I highly recommend it.
Morro Bay, CA
January 16, 2018
This duvet cover set is everything that I expected. I thought it might have a slightly "greener" tone but when my son-in-law, Paavo, who is Finnish, saw the cover he said it looks much like a birch forest in Finland. Like all Marimekko fabrics it has a well made feel to it. I bought a Pentik owl pillow to throw on the bed and it looks like the owl is sitting in a forest. My grandson, Ahti Veikko, has now requested a beaver, his favorite animal, to go with the owl. The pattern really does have a peaceful look to it.
Just a note on customer service. I had completed my purchase when I found the owl pillow. I called and they were very accommodating to add the pillow onto my completed order so that I wouldn't have to pay additional shipping. In today's market customer service is king.
Two Thumbs Up on my Marimekko Comforter
December 21, 2017
This comforter has more integrity to it than I pictured. Tastefully finished. The color is gray/white; the gray has an undertone of lavendar when in my muted gray/lavender bedroom...beautiful