(Swedish, active Stockholm ?)
Twill weave cotton, screen printed
Overall: 106.7 x 121.9 cm (42 x 48 in.)
The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1964.301
The same textile exists in a blue 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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