A classic Swedish flat-weave woolen rug (Röllakan) by Anna-Johanna Ångström for Axeco. This rug dates from the 1950s/60s and has the designer's initals in the bottom corner.
Excellent used condition.
Röllakan rugs are an important part of the Swedish textile tradition. Initially part of the peasant craft dating back to the middle-ages they were given a modern make-over by the Swedish textile designer Märta Måås-Fjetterström in the early years of the Twentieth century. She went on to inspire and train many designers who produced high quality hard wearing woollen rugs with a typical muted Scandinavian palette and suble modern motifs. They are real works of art as well as functional homeware items and are an essential feature of the Scandinavian look.
Anna-Johanna Ångström (1938 - ) is a well-known Swedish textile designer who produced many designs for the Axeco carpet and rug producers. She often used flower motifs in her designs.
Rugs are pictured in a room setting. The sale is for the rug only.
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