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  • Catalogue Essay

    In the 1930s, Marianne Richter was an intern at Märta Måås-Fjetterström. Her talent was instantly recognized by the company who invited her to take over the directorship, an offer which Richter declined. Later, Barbro Nilsson succeeded in recruiting her as a designer, a role in which Richter stayed active until her death in 2010.

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‘Muren, lättblå’ (Wall, light blue) rug

designed 1971
Handwoven wool on a flax/linen warp.
64 5/8 x 106 3/4 in (164 x 271 cm)
Produced by Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden. Woven manufacturer’s mark ‘AB MMF’ and artist’s initials ‘MR’.

Estimate
$10,000 - 14,000 

Sold for $9,375

Design Masters

11 December 2012
New York