Barbro Nilsson 'Snäckorna' Carpet for Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, MMF, 1940s


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Barbro Nilsson for Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB 'Snackorna' tapestry weave carpet.

Handmade in Ateljé, Båstad, Sweden, post 1942.

Dimensions: 114 x 76.5 inches.
289.5 x 194.3 cm.

Hand-woven wool

Woven signature to edge [BN AB MMF]

Permanent Collections: National Museum, Stockholm

The 'Snäckorna', inspired by the sea, with seashell patterns woven into the design. This example most likely handwoven by Hildur Petersson and Anna-Greta Nilsson. Barbro Nilsson became the artistic director of the Märta Måås-Fjetterström after Märta passed away in 1941 and continued the role until 1970. She was a very skilled textile artist and established weaver.

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