Beautiful Vintage Scandinavian Rug by Barbro Nilsson for Marta Maas, Country Of Origin: Scandinavia, Circa Date: Mid-20th Century – Vintage Scandinavian rugs, especially the vintage rugs that were designed and created by textile designers and artists, have many more features than most area rugs. The asymmetrical design and unique colors will add a sense of style and interest to your home. The two most iconic of al the Scandinavian weavers / designers were Marta Maas Fjetterstrom and Barbro Nilsson. Both were key designers in the modern Swedish design movement, and their designs can be found in museums all over the world. With this vintage rug from Scandinavia, their famous designs and patterns will become a part of your home decor.
The rug’s design emphasizes the dynamic artistic tension through sharp, angular lines and vibrant colors. You can use this shaggier vintage Swedish Rya rug texture to create a sleek, contemporary look in your home. With a pop of color, it makes a statement amidst clean lines and angular shapes. In a darker colored room, it will create interest, juxtaposition and establish a focal point.
The popularity of Swedish rugs and carpets has never been greater than it is today. Collectors of of mid century modern rugs and furniture, from all over the world, are shifting their efforts and focus towards pieces from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Inspired by nature, the designs use natural colors. The Scandinavian Barbro Nilsson rug stands out in her body of work due its angular lines and bright colors. This vintage Shag rug is reminiscent of Moroccan rugs of the time. This MMF rug has a vertical motion in its design. The lightning crosses and changes directions organically, like brilliant lightning in the red sunset sky.
Scandinavia boasts a long and rich rug making history and tradition. It is also home to some of the world’s most talented rug and textile designers. Swedish nature was an inspiration for many of the design patterns, which were then handwoven by local women, typically in their homes.
The happy colors of this Swedish rug will brighten any space, and goes well with mid-century modern decor or an ultramodern style. Modern pieces from the 20th century continue to inspire designers of today with their innovative color schemes and styles. A mid-century modern or retro inspired interior designed room would not be complete without this piece or at least a piece as captivating as this one from the middle part of the 20th century.