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Barbro Nilsson
(1899-1983)

A CARPET, "Rödspättan", flat weave, ca 313,5 x 203 cm, signed AB MMF BN

(AB Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Barbro Nilsson). Designed in 1943. The pattern "Spättan" was designed in red for the parents' home at Lidingö.

Some wear, slightly dirty, stains. Ribbon lined ends.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

50 000 - 70 000 SEK

4 780 - 6 692 EUR

Hammer price: 
100 000 SEK
Provenance

Åke and Brita Stavenow, good friends of the artist. The parents of Elisabet Stavenow-Hidemark (a well-known Art historian and textile specialist). Åke Stavenow was an Art historian and the CEO of the Swedish Society of Industrial Design 1935-46. Then inherited.

Literature

Compare with Möller, Viggo Sten: En bok om Barbro Nilsson, Stockholm/Barcelona 1977, colour plates pages 66-67; Liljevalchs konsthalls katalog: Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Märta flyger igen, 90 år med Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Värnamo 2009, colour plate page 143.

Purchasing info
Contact specialist
Anette Granlund
Stockholm
Anette Granlund
Head Specialist Carpets, Textiles and Islamic Works of Art
+46 (0)8 614 08 12