Marimekko’s Melooni fabric was designed by famed textile artist Maija Isola in 1963. The 1960’s was a time of great confidence and productivity for Isola and she began to shift from creating detailed designs to large scale pop art. The Melooni print was a poignant result of this shift. Finnish for “melon”, this print depicts a deconstructed image of this large fruit. Colored in lime, green and blue, this modern circular design uses vibrant colors to enhance the bold nature of the delicious print.
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The photo shows the fabric pattern as if the cut edges were at the top and bottom; selvage with Marimekko name will appear on the sides.
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