Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania - Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Swedish Art (Hardback)Viveka Hansen
Hardback Published: 24/11/2006
- We can order this
For almost a hundred years from the middle of the eigthteenth century, a little-known and very beautiful art flourished in Scania, the southernmost region of Sweden. This was expressed in small textile panels that were mostly made for wedding ceremonies. Marriage rituals have always been of great importance to small communities, and for each wedding in Scania an extensive dowry composed of many kinds of woven textiles was created by the bride-to-be. The colours and the appeal of the designs remain as fresh and vibrant today as when these beautiful weavings were created during the high period of the art, over 150 years ago. Each textile is a work of art in its own right. The extraordinary patterns are not only of interest to collectors, connoisseurs and contemporary weavers - appealing to lovers of both traditional and contemporary taste - but also represent an authoritative design source. Swedish Textile Art is the first book for more than a decade to present some of the best examples of textile art from southern Sweden. The 95 textiles from the Nasser D.
Publisher: Khalili Collections
You may also be interested in...
Simply reserve online and pay at the counter when you collect. Available in shop from just two hours, subject to availability.
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection.
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at