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  • Provenance

    Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2014

  • Literature

    Tyra Carolina Lundgren, Märta Måås-Fjetterström och väv-verkstaden i Båstad, Stockholm, 1968, fig. 48 for the design
    Märta Måås-Fjetterström: Märta flyger igen! 90 år med Märta Måås-Fjetterström, exh. cat., Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, 2009, p. 145

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Angelica Persson and Martin Chard from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB for their assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.


'Snäckorna' (Snails/Sea Shells) rug

designed 1943, executed circa 1960
Handwoven wool on a linen warp.
349.2 x 246.1 cm (137 1/2 x 96 7/8 in.)
Produced by Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden, woven by Alfhild Svensson and Ingeborg Johansson. Together with a certificate of authenticity from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB.

£15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for £15,000

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Design Day Sale

London Auction 28 April 2016