f.l.t.r.: "Grodblad röd" 27cm x 59cm & "Liljekrukan" & "?", all signed AB MMF
f.l.t.r.: "Grodblad röd" 27cm x 59cm & "Liljekrukan" & "?", all signed AB MMF

f.l.t.r.: "Grodblad röd" 27cm x 59cm & "Liljekrukan" & "?", all signed AB MMF

"Grodblad Blä", signed AB MMF, designed in 1933, wooven after 1945 - "Applicke Olymp2" by Konrad Friedel, Vienna
"Grodblad Blä", signed AB MMF, designed in 1933, wooven after 1945 - "Applicke Olymp2" by Konrad Friedel, Vienna

"Grodblad Blä", signed AB MMF, designed in 1933, wooven after 1945 - "Applicke Olymp2" by Konrad Friedel, Vienna

Flat Weave "Lövendal", 36,5 x 38cm, signed AB MMF
Flat Weave "Lövendal", 36,5 x 38cm, signed AB MMF

Flat Weave "Lövendal", 36,5 x 38cm, signed AB MMF

Flat Weave "Grodblad Blä", 38,5 x 42,5cm, signed AB MMF,
designed in 1933, woven after 1941
Flat Weave "Grodblad Blä", 38,5 x 42,5cm, signed AB MMF,
designed in 1933, woven after 1941

Flat Weave "Grodblad Blä", 38,5 x 42,5cm, signed AB MMF, designed in 1933, woven after 1941

Flat Weave, 35 x 36cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1940-1949
Flat Weave, 35 x 36cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1940-1949

Flat Weave, 35 x 36cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1940-1949

Flat Weave "Bla Stjärnan", 40 x 40cm, signed BN, Barbro Nilsson at MMF AB
Flat Weave "Bla Stjärnan", 40 x 40cm, signed BN, Barbro Nilsson at MMF AB

Flat Weave "Bla Stjärnan", 40 x 40cm, signed BN, Barbro Nilsson at MMF AB

Flat Weave "Liljekrukan", 55 x 36cm, signed AB MMF, designed in 1930, wooven after 1941
Flat Weave "Liljekrukan", 55 x 36cm, signed AB MMF, designed in 1930, wooven after 1941

Flat Weave "Liljekrukan", 55 x 36cm, signed AB MMF, designed in 1930, wooven after 1941

Flat Weave "Täppan", 29 x 29cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1950-1959
Flat Weave "Täppan", 29 x 29cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1950-1959

Flat Weave "Täppan", 29 x 29cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1950-1959

Flat Weave "Knoppen", 35 x 63cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1932-1933
Flat Weave "Knoppen", 35 x 63cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1932-1933

Flat Weave "Knoppen", 35 x 63cm, signed ABMMF, designed 1932-1933

MÄRTA MÅÅS FJETTERSTRÖM (1873–1941) was the leading Swedish weaver of the first half of the 20th century. She brought the traditional hand weaving of Swedish women into the modern age. Her work can be found in the Victoria + Albert Museum and the Museum of Modern Art, among others.

 

MÄRTA MÅÅS FJETTERSTRÖM (1873–1941) war die führende schwedische Weberin der 1. Hälfte des 20Jh. Sie hat die tradionelle Handweberei schwedischer Frauen in die Moderne geholt. Ihre Arbeiten findet man unter anderem im Victoria + Albert Museum und im Museum of Modern Art

 

 

Photos: Andreas Weiss www.andreasweiss.org