Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)

(Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967)
(Swedish, est. 1924)
Overall: 192.4 x 127 cm (75 3/4 x 50 in.)
Location: not on view
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All the flowers depicted in this design are imaginary flowers created by Josef Frank.


Though this pattern is titled Under Ekvatorn or Beneath the Equator, the design and textile were both produced in Sweden. Frank’s use of brightly colored flowers on a black background suggests a warm equatorial environment brimming with vitality.
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)

Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)


Josef Frank, Svenskt Tenn

(Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967), (Swedish, est. 1924)
Sweden, Stockholm, Svenskt Tenn, 20th century

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