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Vintage Swedish Kilim Rug by Marianne Richter for Marta Maas 49117


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

True to many traditional Swedish kilim pieces, this beautiful rug features a simple palette with relatively straightforward shapes. This organic presentation of abstract lines creates a visually pleasing landscape that is meant for earthy decoration. Gentle cream, stony gray and deep mahogany tones come together along unified points of interest to stand out against each other on the landscape of this Scandinavian rug. Horizontal bars run across the piece at regular intervals, creating negative and positive space between the borders and the heart of the vintage rug itself. Several angular blossoms line the interior of the darker center of the rug, where they stand out to break up the space.

A Captivating Vintage Swedish Kilim Rug by Marianne Richter for Marta Maas, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Scandinavian Rugs, Circa Date: 1950’s – This beautiful, earthy example of a vintage mid century modern rug was designed by Marianne Richter for the iconic workshop of Marta Maas Fjetterstrom. This captivating flat weave rug adds a simple, rustic quality to the room in a way that is in alignment with modern interior design concepts. This delightful kilim rug uses an earth toned background to highlight pastel yellows and lavenders to create a piece that is beautiful yet understated.

The vintage Scandinavian rug uses subtly shifting colors to create structured geometric line and form. This gives the Swedish rug a sense of balance and harmony that enhances the peaceful tones used in this Marianne Richter rug. This vintage Swedish kilim rug uses a simple design with a border and field to create a distinctive contrast in space between the center of the carpet and the edges. Within this space, the textile designer used regularly spaced lines to further subdivide field in a way that encourages the eye to move both horizontally and vertically.

The geometric design shapes within the vintage Swedish Marta Maas kilim rug appear to be simple, primitive flowers that create the impression of an abstract meadow. Abstraction the natural world was a technique used by mid 20th century artists as an answer to earlier movements based on realism. This is a great example this technique by a well known textile artist of the time.

This is a beautiful vintage Scandinavian piece that has a dainty, refined nature yet highlights contemporary design elements. This vintage Swedish kilim rug by Marianne Richter for Marta Maas would make an excellent addition to any contemporary or traditional home or office with its primitive feel subdued color scheme.

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