Vintage Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Swedish Rubirosa Bla Kilim 49269

Size: 5 ft 7 in x 8 ft 2 in (1.7 m x 2.49 m)

Woven by the great Marta Maas Fjatterstorm, and originally designed by the iconic Marianne Richter, this magnificent Swedish rug, titled “Rubirosa Bla” feature a veritable kaleidoscope of color rises to greet the viewer’s vision, providing them with plenty of variety in terms of motion and line direction. Though the color palette is relatively cool and dark, the variations in tone add a unified degree of transitioning from one shape to the next, which adds to the intrigue presented within the Scandinavian rug as a whole. The bountiful use of triangles creates clear grounding, particularly when the viewer shifts their attention from the outer edges of the vintage rug to the inner ones. Through the use of subtle contrast, every element seems to lead into the next, resulting in an attractive and complex presentation of hue.

Beautiful Vintage Scandinavian Swedish Rubirosa Bla Kilim by Marta Maas Fjetterstrom 49269, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Scandinavian Rug, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – Without a doubt, Marta Maas Fjetterson is considered to be one of the most influential Swedish rug and textile designers of the 20th century. Many of her works are found in museums such as the National Museum of Stockholm as well as private collections. This radiant vintage Scandinavian rug, titled “Rubirosa bla” was designed by Marianne Richter for the Marta Maas company during the mid 20th century.

The first thing that stands out about this vintage rug is the brilliant use of many different shades of blue, mauve, and purple. The design uses the geometry of squares, rectangles, and triangles to create an eye catching Rubirosa Bla kilim that resembles a patchwork quilt. The works produced by the Marta Maas Fjetterstrom workshop is known for its folk like quality and connection to nature. The geometric pieces of this work are placed so that they create the appearance of a stained-glass window. Balance is created through the positioning of colors in opposition to each other using light and dark shadings to create this effect. Four central squares within this magnificent flat weave rug are arranged in a way that makes them appear to be an old windowpane with faceted glass.

This is a truly stunning vintage kilim that uses color and form to create a design that is both timeless and modern at the same time. This vintage Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Swedish Rubirosa Bla Kilim rug would make an excellent addition to an Arts and Crafts style home, or any design from traditional to modern. It is a classic piece from a well known and iconic woman, and is an essential for any vintage mid 20th century collection or retro interior decor.

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