Large Lightweight Rug
Blue & Green
A three metre long flat-weave rug designed by Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Sweden, circa 1930 and made before 1941. The base of the composition is made up of 42 alternating bands of blue and green. These main colours are not block tones but made up of a plethora of strands of wool in hues of pinks, browns, yellows, purples, greys, creams as well as blues and greens.
Bordering the last bands on the rug and framing the fringes are stripes containing Z-shaped tetrominos in flecked pink, brown, yellow, purple and cream.
In excellent vintage condition. Signed MMF denoting the piece was woven in Måås-Fjetterström's lifetime.
Width: 153 cm
Length: 301 cm
Date of Design: Circa 1930
Date of Manufacture: Before 1941
Country of Origin: Sweden
Designer: Marta Måås Fjetterström
Maker: Marta Måås Fjetterström