Scandinavian "Rya" Rug

5'4" x 7'9" (160cm x 233cm)
Scandinavia: Mid-20th Century
Knotted pile: wool
Medium, Shag
A very nice shaggy Scandinavian rug, from Sweden or possibly Finland, known locally as "rya". Scandinavian countries have a centuries-long tradition of weaving these long piled rugs, originally to be used as bed covers.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean