(Swedish, est. 1902)
Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printed
Overall: 111.8 x 127 cm (44 x 50 in.)
The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1953.79
This characteristic six-pronged leaf is seen in several of Astrid Sampe’s designs from the late 1930s.
Though Sampe’s later designs often feature abstracted grids and lines, this design harkens back to the designer’s earlier motifs with soft organic shapes. The placement of leaves in this pattern follow a prevailing geometry. Always concerned with functionality and practicality, Sampe’s designs were conducive to a variety of interior purposes such as drapery and upholstery.
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