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Handwoven Midcentury Swedish Rug / Wall Hanging with Stylized Bird Design

$6,800

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Handwoven midcentury Swedish rug or wall hanging with stylized bird design, this weaving has been set up as a wall hanging, Size: 49" x 73" circa 1950s vintage Swedish flat-weave area rug features an all-over design of geometric abstracts of birds/bird motifs and linear patterns in shades of grays, Minimalist and Stark, the midcentury vintage weaving is part of a unique modernist tradition. In Sweden, carpets and vintage style works have been hand knotted in wool for centuries, taking on many different forms and functions over the course of time. By the beginning of the 20th century, the craft was seen as being an important artistic and cultural practice throughout Sweden, and designers began to make antique rugs/hangings that had a broad international appeal. Scandinavian weavings from the mid-20th century, endorsed by such fixtures of modernism as Le Corbusier, Ray Eames and Frank Lloyd Wright, remain among the most desirable and sought after in world.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 73 in. (185.42 cm)Width: 49 in. (124.46 cm)Depth: .3 in. (7.62 mm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Buffalo, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1062421926812

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    Ships From: Buffalo, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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