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  • Svenskt Tenn Textil Anakreon Svart
  • Svenskt Tenn Textil Anakreon Svart

Textile Anakreon Art nr. 100584

1,900 SEK (inkl. moms)

Anakreon is based on a 3,500 year-old fresco from the palace in Knossos on Crete. It was Estrid Ericson who first discovered the Minoan mural with its blue bird, which Josef Frank transformed into the Anakreon print in 1938. It is named after the Greek poet (Anacreon) from 500 B.C., famous for his love- and drinking songs.

Josef Frank’s textiles with the 450 linen designation are extra durable upholstery fabrics, which have been developed as a sturdier complement to Svenskt Tenn’s 315 linen textiles.

  • Anakreon Black

    Print: Anakreon Black

  • Material: Linnen 450

Web: In stock   Store: In stock

1,900 SEK
Including VAT
  • Product information

    Anakreon is based on a 3,500 year-old fresco from the palace in Knossos on Crete. It was Estrid Ericson who first discovered the Minoan mural with its blue bird, which Josef Frank transformed into the Anakreon print in 1938. It is named after the Greek poet (Anacreon) from 500 B.C., famous for his love- and drinking songs.

    Josef Frank’s textiles with the 450 linen designation are extra durable upholstery fabrics, which have been developed as a sturdier complement to Svenskt Tenn’s 315 linen textiles.

    Design: Josef Frank
    Material: Linen 450 g/sqm
    Width: 130 cm
    Repeat: Approx. 76 cm

  • Designer

    Josef Frank grew up in Vienna and studied architecture at Konstgewerbeschule. In the 1920s he designed housing estates and large residential blocks built around common courtyards in a Vienna with severe housing shortages. In 1925 he started the Haus & Garten interior firm together with architect colleagues Oskar Wlach and Walther Sobotka. Svenskt Tenn hired Josef Frank in 1934 and just a few years later he and Estrid Ericson made their international breakthrough. Although he was already 50 when he left the burgeoning Nazism in Vienna for Sweden, Frank is considered one of Sweden’s most important designers. Read more

  • Care instructions

    Use a mild detergent without bleach. Avoid soaking in water and temperatures below 40 degrees Celsius as the colour can fade. Do not spin dry on a vigorous cycle. Drip dry.