Seat Cushion Cover (Cross in Eight-pointed Medallion within a Rosette with Lillies)

interlocked tapestry

57.5 x 60 cm

This design was used throughout Scania and Blekinge, though mainly in south-west Scania. However, the ‘T’ border on this example is indicative of a south-east Scanian provenance. Similar examples in Swedish collections are dated between 1796 and 1830.

V. Hansen, Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania: The Khalili Collection, London 1996, cat. 38, pp. 110–11.