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Swedish woollen handwoven röllakan rug, taupe design 1960s-70s


Code: T048


W: 143cm (56.3")L: 205cm (80.7")

This Swedish woollen handwoven röllakan rug dates from the 1960s-70s. It has a design in taupe with green detail on a natural background and taupe plaited fringes. This is a rug which would complement a wide range of decor styes and colour schemes, including neutrals.

205 x 143 cm. Excellent vintage 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.