Vintage Scandinavian Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Ljusa Plador Rug 46841

Size: 6 ft 8 in x 9 ft 6 in (2.03 m x 2.9 m)

Vintage Scandinavian Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Ljusa Plador Design  Rug, Country of Origin: Sweden, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century

Bearing the legendary MMF mark, this vintage Scandinavian Ljusa Plador design rug features a fantastic assortment of modular patterns, eye-catching shapes and geometric weaving motifs.

Vintage Swedish Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Ljusa Plador Rug

Vintage Swedish Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Ljusa Plador Rug – One of the most influential figures in the world of textile art, Marta Maas Fjetterstrom was a mid twentieth century Swedish rug designer whose reputation is as large today as it has ever been.

Marta Maas Fjetterstrom has works in some of the most prestigious museums in the world, and designers everywhere covet her pieces for their impeccable quality and their unique, beautiful designs. A driving force behind Maas Fjetterstrom’s aesthetic was her belief that every line and every form represents an opportunity for the viewer to have an intimate, first-hand experience of nature.

Such an attention to detail – combined with a taste for geometry and soothing color palettes – were certainly among the qualities that propelled vintage rugs by Marta Maas Fjetterstrom’s to the stratosphere of the textile art world.

This Ljusa Plador rug is a gorgeous Scandinavian rug designed by Maas-Fjetterstrom. Boasting a lovely array of geometric figures throughout, this rug is deeply representative of the signature Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom style.

Similarly, the inviting color palette – consisting of neutral colors – is a trademark characteristic of a Marta Mass-Fjetterstrom rug. Intriguingly, the fascinating composition of this piece is simultaneously exciting and calming, expressive and introspective.

Marta Maas Fjetterstrom’s ingenious manipulation of geometry in this Scandinavian rug makes for a piece that is hard to look away from, and her masterful utilization of subtly contrasting colors give the rug a sort of quiet sophistication.

Works of art of this caliber, while perhaps rare for some rug artists and designers, are just the sort of thing that Maas-Fjetterstrom is so famous for creating. Their enduring beauty of this vintage rug is a testament to the singular vision and incomparable abilities of the artist, and ensures that her reputation will only continue to grow over time.

Attributed to the matriarch of Sweden’s homegrown weaving and carpet design talents, this romantic Scandinavian rug depicts a charming assortment of geometric designs and modular motifs that bear Marta Maas Fjetterstrom hallmarks. Pastel mineral tones and delicate neutral hues appear throughout the dainty field and geometric borders, which have a subtle feminine style. Decorative picture frame tiles with zigzagging edges and angular decorations punctuate the variegated field at precise intervals creating a design that is both classical and modern. The delightful poly chrome borders spring out of the composition thanks to their complementary colors and precise counter change outlines, which produce a marvelous pattern-within-a-pattern effect that makes a simple modular motif a work of art.

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