Textile Anakreon 315 Linen

Josef Frank´s textiles 315 linen is the quality best suited to curtains, pillows and other textile products and furniture in private homes that are not exposed to hard wear.

Anakreon was the first pattern that Josef Frank designed for Svenskt Tenn. The pattern, completed in 1938, originates from a 3,500 year-old fresco from the palace in Knossos on Crete. It was Estrid Ericson who discovered the Minoan wall painting with its blue bird, which Josef Frank later transformed into a textile design. It is named after Anacreon, the Greek poet from 500 B.C. who was famous for his songs about love and drinking.

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