Sweden, Scania, Albo district
first half of the 19th century
45 x 123 cm
This tapestry has a typical reversed ‘S’ 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.96–99.