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Consigned, Scandinavian Modern Swedish Rollakan Kilim, 5'8x7'8

74940 Scandinavian Modern Swedish Rollakan Kilim by Ida Rydelius, Flatweave Kilim Rug. This vintage Swedish Rollakan Kilim was designed by master weaver, Ida Rydelius, circa Mid-20th Century in Scandinavia. Scandinavia is comprised of the three kingdoms Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Scandinavian carpets and rugs have been made in Sweden for centuries, taking on many different forms and functions over the course of time. Rollakans, a traditional flat-weave, was probabln many different forms and functions over the course of time. Rollakans, a traditional flat-weave, was probably was of the most significant contribution. They were popular among the folk artists and used as bed coverings. These Rollakans are highly sought after in today's marketplace due to their perception as typical Swedish compositions and this particular piece was signed in the weave by Ida Rydelius. This flat-weave carpet features a gorgeous palette range from a falu red, orange, and plum to yellow, beige and ivory. In Sweden, the color Falu red originated from the copper mine at Falun in Dalarna, Sweden and was reserved for the privileged class. The different colors unite to form an overall whimsical composition. This Mid-Century Swedish Rollakan lends a comfortable contrast to clean, hard lines and metal that is commonly found in Minimalist and modern décor. Hand-woven wool. Made in Sweden. Red Flat-Weave Rug Kilim. Measures: 5'08 x 7'08. Flatweave Kilim Rug. Also Known As: Rollakan or Rolakan.CREATOR: Ida Rydelius (Artist)PRODUCTION TIME: Available NowIN THE STYLE OF: Scandinavian ModernPLACE OF ORIGIN: SwedenDATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1950-1959PERIOD: Mid-20th CenturyMATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Hand-Woven WoolCONDITION: GoodCONDITION DETAILS: Abrash. Signed by Weavers Initials: IR (Ida Rydelius)WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. read more