Vintage - Handprinted Kurbits Tapestry
Vintage - Handprinted Kurbits Tapestry, "Ängeln Gabriel kommer och bebådar Jungfru Maria"
Kurbits is typical Swedish folk art often painted on furniture and domestic objects. Very popular between 1720 and 1870, particularly in Dalarna and southern Norrland, the paintings and murals have mostly biblical motifs, such as "The Triumphant Entry of the Queen of Sheba Into Jerusalem", and the people and buildings depicted are as was locally fashionable at the time of painting. They were done by itinerant painters, mainly from Dalarna, who specialized in the style and whose signatures are to be found in many localities.
Comes in good condition.
Size: 36 x 54 cm