Märta Måås-Fjetterström’s watercolour sketch to rug Blå Heden.

Märta Måås-Fjetterström's sketches for her rugs are retained at the Fundraising Foundation for the Preservation of Knowledge of Märta Måås-Fjetterström’s Rugs and Weaving. Click to see image of the rug.

Blå Heden

Blå Heden (the blue heath) and the similar Bruna Heden (the brown heath) were acquired in 1931 by the then Crown Prince and his consort and installed in their residence.

The two Heden rugs are the most popular of Märta Måås-Fjetterström’s works and adorn many homes.

Click on the sketch to see the image of the rug.
Photo sketch: Anette Nilsson
Photo rug: Sanna Argus Tirén/Royalpalaces.se

Rölakan flatweave
Designed in 1931

Märta Måås-Fjetterström invariably painted the sketches for her rugs and weavings in watercolour. Thanks to her sketches, the craftsmanship and the cultural heritage live on.

"Look at the rugs – find me"

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