Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian Handwoven Wall Tapestry by Ingrid Hjelmvik Welander

Scandinavian Hand-woven Wall Tapestry

Scandinavian Handwoven Wall Tapestry
Scandinavian Handwoven Wall Tapestry

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Scandinavian hand-woven wall tapestry, by Ingrid Hjelmvik Welander, Sweden 1979.
Important, unique piece hand-woven tapestry. Signed lower right and to the backside written in Swedish (English translation)
“Do you see the sea? Do you hear the wind? Hear the air playing. Hear the heart ring. Become queen for every sunny day. Comp. and woven Ingrid Welander Jönköping May 1979”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: 95 x 107 cm.

Ingrid Hjelmvik Welander is a textile artist, one of the last remaining Mid-century Swedish rug/textile designers. She was born in Gothenburg in 1926 and worked for Jönköping’s County Craft Association for 35 years, from 1951-1986, where she still lives. Specialized in textiles as well as Scandinavian hand-woven wall tapestry.

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