Vågorna (Waves)

c. 1947
(Swedish, 1916–1982)
(Swedish, est. 1902)
Overall: 116.8 x 131.4 cm (46 x 51 3/4 in.)
Location: not on view
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This textile shows a variety of fish which are often featured in Scandinavian cuisine.


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.
Vågorna (Waves)

Vågorna (Waves)

c. 1947

Stig Lindberg, Nordiska Kompaniet

(Swedish, 1916–1982), (Swedish, est. 1902)
Sweden, 20th century

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