Saga - Yellow

c. 1963
(Swedish, active Stockholm ?)

Borås Wäfveri Borås Wäfveri

(Swedish, 1870–2010)
Overall: 106.7 x 121.9 cm (42 x 48 in.)
Location: not on view
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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.
Saga - Yellow

Saga - Yellow

c. 1963

Elisabeth Ulrik, Borås Wäfveri

(Swedish, active Stockholm ?), (Swedish, 1870–2010)
Sweden, 20th century

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