Éva Németh handwoven woollen tapestry, Hungary c1970s

Éva Németh handwoven woollen tapestry, Hungary c1970s

Code: T069

Dimensions:

W: 150cm (59.1")H: 60cm (23.6")

£395.00 plus postage Approx $493.75, €467.46, ¥65833
 

This beautiful wall-hanging features a design of stylised horses — a motif used regularly by designer Éva Németh . It is woven in a heavyweight wool on linen using different shades of ochre, yellow, brown and orange. It has the designer's initials NE in the lower right corner. The vertical edges are hemmed on the underside. The measurements exclude the fringe which is approximately 13 cm long in a natural colour linen. There are a series of sewn loops on the back for a pole.

Excellent used condition.

Éva Németh (1930-2019) was an Hungarian textile designer best known for rugs and tapestries. She was educated at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design 1955-60. During the 1970s and 80s she won textile design prizes and featured in many solo exhibitions and group shows in Budapest and other European cities. Many of her pieces use animal motifs such as horses and birds. Her designs were produced by the Ziola company in Hungary and were primarily sold in Scandinavia, notably in the up-market department store Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen.