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Vintage Scandinavian Rug By Marta Maas 46954 Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Vintage Scandinavian Rug By Marta Maas 46954

Size: 6 ft 8 in x 10 ft (2.03 m x 3.05 m)
Origin: Scandinavia

Designed by Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom, this charming vintage Swedish kilim features a minimalist border-and-field design rendered in a crisp mid-century palette

Vintage Scandinavian Marta Maas Rug, Origin:¬†Scandinavia, Circa: 1925¬†– Designed by the legendary Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom and subsequently produced by MMF AB, this understated vintage rug entitled ” Sommarmattan,” or summer carpet, illustrates the development of Fjetterstrom’s original style. Following Oriental traditions, the understated composition features a central striped field enclosed by checkered guard bands and complementary borders. Golden ochres, warm terra-cotta reds, canvas-like ivories and cool bistre tones are artfully incorporated in a sleek and consistent pattern of wide stripes and narrow turreted accent pieces. Complementary stripes fill the wide borders along with contrasting rectilinear S-hooks that have a distinct Eastern appearance. Like Fjetterstrom’s most famous designs, this archetypal composition uses modular components to create a formal, well-thought-out design that makes use of the flat-weave textures, limited color scheme and rectilinear geometry associated with kilims and flat-weave textiles.

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