Midcentury Swedish Rolakan Rug Signed by (GK) BB7710 5'6" × 8'0" $15,000
A Swedish flatweave wool rug dating back to circa 1950s, with artist’s woven initials (GK) at a corner. It is in excellent original condition, consistent with age. The main field displays three stylized floral elements, characteristic to mid-century Scandinavian designs, encompassed by an ample border with meanders. The color palette consists of ivory, beige, blue, brown, green, and pink highlighting the beauty of the traditional design.
The Northern European lifestyle focuses on cultivating a life that is mindful and joyful. A lack of clutter and emphasis on highly functional, streamlined items lends to this attitude. Organic shapes and natural materials are prominent elements of Scandinavian design. It stems from a culture of living in small rural communities that were generally isolated, requiring reliance on natural materials.
Midcentury Swedish Rolakan Rug Signed by (GK) BB7710