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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1964

  • We acquired this object.

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Rug (Sweden)

This is a Rug. It was designed by Märta Måås-Fjetterström and woven by Märta Måås-Fjetterström. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is wool and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon. It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 275 x 167 cm (9 ft. 1/4 in. x 5 ft. 5 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Date woven into carpet: 1937

Cite this object as

Rug (Sweden); Designed by Märta Måås-Fjetterström (Båstad, Sweden); wool; H x W: 275 x 167 cm (9 ft. 1/4 in. x 5 ft. 5 3/4 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-24-62

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