Seat Cushion Cover (Star with Four Birds)

Location: Sweden, Scania, Ingelstads district

Materials: interlocked tapestry

Dimensions: 57 x 56 cm

Accession Number: SW 10

Other Notes:

A dramatic large star fills the centre, but in the corners are large red birds, a most unusual feature with this composition. Large half-diamond at the sides complete the design and give the impression of continuity on all sides.


V. Hansen, Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania: The Khalili Collection, London 1996, cat. 16, pp.58–9.