The History of Trasmattas – The Swedish Rag Rugs

The arcana of doing domestic chores by our ancestors are largely shrouded in mystery or at least really hard to discover. Writers were not usually interested in recording details of mundane everyday life – especially when it regarded low-status crafts or housekeeping – until the 19th century. Even then we have very scarce information about rag rug making before the year 1900.