Mid-20th Century Green Swedish Flat-Woven Rug BB4808 6'7" × 11'4" $22,000
This vintage Swedish flatweave has an elegant open light green field framed by narrow beige border with simple triangles throughout.
Although the designs of antique and vintage Scandinavian rugs 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 and 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 antique rugs gives them an immediate relevance and contemporary desirability.
Mid-20th Century Green Swedish Flat-Woven Rug BB4808