Barbro Nilsson

Born in 1899, Barbro Nilsson nee Lundberg, is recognized as one of the most prominent Swedish designers and weavers of the 20th century. Her aptitude for designing had been noticed and acclaimed while she was a student in Stockholm's popular art academies. The career of Barbro Nilsson started in 1920, after she made textile cartoons and massive tapestry versions of modern Swedish art by Sven Erixon.