306 E 61st St New York City, NY 10065 , United States Call Seller 212.586.5511

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One-of-a-Kind Geometric Blue, Pink, Grey Swedish Rolakan by Kerstin Butler

$ 18,000
  • Description
    A Swedish handwoven wool rug in flatweave rolakan technique, designed by Kerstin Butler. Monogrammed and dated at one end: KB 1966, SKLH (Sodra Kalmar lans hemslojd / the South Kalmar organization). SKLH was a craft society with active weaving programs in the early to mid 20th Century.

    Allover geometric design with mirrored angular shapes in blue, pink, and grey.

    The rug is in excellent original condition, consistent with age.

    Inspired by traditional Northern European crafts, culture, and nature, vintage Scandinavian rugs skillfully combine past with future.
  • More Information
    Period: 1950-1979
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1966
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: BB5097
    Incollect Reference #: 533527
  • Dimensions
    W. 79 in; H. 126 in;
    W. 200.66 cm; H. 320.04 cm;
Message from Seller:

Founded in 1965, Doris Leslie Blau’s rug emporium is the stuff of design legends. For decades it was known as the go-to source for those seeking the best in the unusual antique and avant-garde. Now owned by Nader Bolour, to whom Doris turned over the business, the gallery has not only continued the tradition of carrying the best of antique and vintage pieces, but has also forged ahead to create unique and innovative contemporary and custom rugs as well.

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