A fine Swedish Röllakan flat weave woollen rug with a great colour and pattern. This rug is unsigned but dates from the 1950s/60s.
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.
Pictures of rugs are shown in a room setting. The sale is for the rug only.
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