Nov 15, 2006

Saga - Blue

Saga - Blue

c. 1963


Elisabeth Ulrik

(Swedish, active Stockholm ?)


Borås Wäfveri Borås Wäfveri

(Swedish, 1870–2010)

Twill weave cotton, screen printed

Overall: 106 x 121.9 cm (41 3/4 x 48 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1964.300


Did you know?

The same textile exists in a yellow palette, suggesting that the pattern’s colorway was customizable to fit the customer’s decor.


This pattern’s title Saga refers to the Icelandic epic poems written throughout the medieval period chronicling Viking history. The stylized tree depicted alludes to Viking mythology, specifically the “Yggdrasil,” or Tree of Life.

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