Märta Måås-Fjetterström’s watercolour sketch to rug Kattmattan.

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.


The rya Kattmattan (the cat rug) was designed by Märta Måås-Fjetterström in 1925 acquired by, among others, Prince Eugen. The rug was also purchased by author Verner von Heidenstam for his home, Övralid, in Östergötland.

The rug showed at the exhibition is from the Royal collections.

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

Knotted rya
Designed 1925

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"

If you didn't had the opportunity to visit the exhibition at the Royal Palace, you can now explore the exhibition digitally from home! Go on a virtual tour via the link: