Vågorna (Waves)

Vågorna (Waves)

c. 1947

Stig Lindberg

(Swedish, 1916-1982)

designer

Nordiska Kompaniet

(Swedish, est. 1902)

manufacturer

Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, print

Overall: 116.8 x 131.4 cm (46 x 51 3/4 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1953.78

Fun Fact

This textile shows a variety of fish which are often featured in Scandinavian cuisine.

Description

Stig Lindberg’s textiles are known for their whimsical motifs. Vågorna depicts a stylized fish enveloped into a wavy stream. The vertical lines indicate this textile’s use as drapery, emphasizing its natural folds when displayed.

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