Vintage Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow BB4987
Vintage Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow Description:
Overlapping squares and rectangles creating a grid design within a silhouetted border. Warm shades of yellow, mustard and golden brown with nuetrals. Signed IS and attributed to Ingered Silow.
Although the designs of antique and vintage Scandinavian rugs crossword were originally inspired by imported textiles, they gradually developed into an innately northern expression. Simple geometric patterns and vignettes from everyday life such as bouquets of flowers, a child's sampler or a pet dog were incorporated into flat woven tapestries or Swedish pile vintage rugs for sale and antique carpets, adding charm and immediacy to this folk art. A fresh and appealing aesthetic was sustained during the first half of the twentieth century by the weavings of the celebrated Swedish carpet designer Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom and her circle. The simplicity and purity of design in vintage Scandinavian rugs for sale gives them an immediate relevance and contemporary desirability.