Two “Christmas Tree” design flat-weave rugs (“Granen”) in red and green versions (there were also blue and purple), designed by Marianne Richter in 1949 for AB Märta Måås Fjetterström. Festive, any way you look at them. And fun to see differences in directions of pattern, sizes, colors!
Bukowskis Auction house, Stockholm: Green rug above sold in Modern and Nordic 591 Sale 5/3/2016, Item #489. Size: 198×155.5 cm; signed by initials: ABMMF and MR.
Stockholms Auktionverket, Stockholm: Red rug above sold sold 12/14/16, Item # SA380399196. Size 216×153 cm; signed by initials ABMMF and MR.