Carriage Cushion Cover (Columns of Stars in Octagons)

interlocked tapestry

45 x 123 cm

This tapestry has a typical reversed ā€˜Sā€™ border and a red ground. The basic design is the same as that illustrated in SW 4, but the shapes of the stars are not identical and they have a different centre.

V. Hansen, Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania: The Khalili Collection, London 1996, cat. 33, pp.96ā€“99.