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  • Provenance

    Nordiska kompaniet, Stockholm

  • Exhibited

    Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Nordiska kompaniet, Stockholm, 1948

  • Literature

    Märta Måås-Fjetterström: Märta flyger igen! 90 år med Märta Måås-Fjetterström, exh. cat., Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, 2009, p. 112 for the design

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present "Grön Äng" rug, delivered to Nordiska kompaniet, Stockholm, November 21, 1947, was the largest production of the design. Due to its great width the borders were woven separately and then sewn onto the carpet center. The present lot has been registered by Märta Måås-Fjetterström with the MMF-number 3538.

    Phillips wishes to thank Angelica Persson from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, for her assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

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"Grön Äng" rug

designed 1928, executed 1947
Handwoven wool on a linen warp.
212 3/4 x 155 in. (540.4 x 393.7 cm)
Produced by Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden. Woven by Marta Pålsson and Lisa Jansson. Woven with manufacturer's mark AB MMF.

Estimate
$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for $112,500

Contact Specialist
Meaghan Roddy
Head of Sale
New York
+1 212 940 1266

Design

New York Auction 9 June 2015 2pm