102 Eldridge St. New York City, NY 10002 , United States Call Seller 646.389.1733


Marjatta Metsovaara Rya Rug 1960s Pop Art Carpet

$ 3,000
  • Description
    What a rug. Lay it on the floor or hang it on the wall, this little carpet is destined to make a statement. Made with the "Rya" handweaving technique, the coloration and design of this wool fringe will make you very happy. Designed by Marjatta Metsovaara, Finland's "Queen of Textiles," for Oy Finnrya Ab 1963.

    63.5" x 52.7"

    134x161 cm.

    Artist: Marjatta Metsovaara was one of the most productive and creative textile artists and was recognized internationally. She was known for being bold and rich in ideas using new materials. As an experimenter, she created different invented wefts in different colors and material implementations unseen before.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Finland
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: hand-tufted wool
    Condition: Good. good vintage condition, no stains, some drying to the backing but overall in fine condition
    Creation Date: 1963
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century, Scandinavian Modern
    Patterns: Geometric, Handmade, Modern
    Article References: https://encyclopedia.design/2023/01/02/marjatta-metsovaara-finnish-textile-designer/
    News references: https://nordicredesign.com/en/sidor/marjatta-metsovaara
    Dealer Reference #: B1
    Incollect Reference #: 616777
  • Dimensions
    W. 52.7 in; H. 63.5 in; D. 1.5 in;
    W. 133.86 cm; H. 161.29 cm; D. 3.81 cm;
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