A "Skaftblomman" woven flatweave textile by Märta Måås-Fjetterström (1873-1941)

A "Skaftblomman" woven flatweave textile by Märta Måås-Fjetterström (1873-1941)

£4,500
Reference

5080

Repeated motifs of abstract flowers and stems woven in vegetable dyed wools.

Sweden. Designed in 1926 and woven before 1941.

Monogrammed MMF to the bottom left.

Märta Måås-Fjetterström revolutionised weaving in Sweden in the late 19th and early 20th century, modernising designs and turning a waning cottage industry into a thriving art.

Dimensions:

Height 131.5 cm / 52"
Width 47 cm / 18 "

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