Vintage Swedish Rug by Marta Gahn 45519
Size: 6 ft 9 in x 10 ft 3 in (2.06 m x 3.12 m) | Print |
Created by Swedish master weaver Marta Gahn circa 1930, this phenomenal rug features ancient geometric patterns augmented by rustic trees and Scandinavian details.
Vintage Swedish Rug by Marta Gahn, Origin: Sweden, Circa: Early 20th Century – This divine Art Deco-era piece created by weaving phenom Marta Gahn, decorated with precise geometric patterns and compartmental medallions with mirror-image symmetry, is a brilliant example of the artistic prowess on display on the finest vintage carpets. Created circa 1930, this Swedish rug features a variety of ancient patterns modernized in a Scandinavian style with stylized trees and meandering waves rendered in a cool selection of marine blues. Crisp white details and warm earth-tone accents enhance the colorful style and contrasting patterns, which decorate the abutted borders, bicolor compartments and stepped lozenge motifs. Prominent borders decorated with continuous wave motifs solidify the strong geometric composition. Created during the beginning of Sweden’s international weaving fame, this charming rug showcases stepped lozenges, geometric symbols and familiar woven patterns executed in a uniquely Scandinavian style.