Rug “Sun Spots” designed by Barbro Nilsson for MMF,
Tapestry technique in wool, signed "BN MMF".
Arguably Sweden's top texile artist, Nilsson was hired to manage the renowned Märte Måås-Fjetterström weaving studio in Båstad in 1942, where she would remain for the next 30 years. She was greatly inspired by nature, finding sucess and worldwide recognition for a great deal of her designs, many of which are displayed in the National Museum of Sweden.
L: 320 cm/ 10' 6"
W: 205 cm/ 6' 8 22/32"
Lundgren, Tyra: Märta Måås-Fjetterström och väv-verkstaden i Båstad, Stockholm 1968, colour plate opposite page 80; Nationalmusei utställningskatalog 308: verkstad Måås-Fjetterström, Stockholm 1967, No. 31, plate page 13.
Liljevalchs konsthalls katalog: Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Märta flyger igen, 90 år med Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Värnamo 2009, colour plate pages 156-157.
Price: on application