Handbag Elefant - 50x32 cm, Linen, Elefant, Black, Estrid Ericson/Svenskt Tenn | Svenskt Tenn

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  • Product information
    Article number:
    104999
    Designer:
    Estrid Ericson/Svenskt Tenn
    Material:
    Linen
    Colour:
    Black
    Print:
    Elefant
    Size:
    50x32 cm

    Enhanced and proofed linen. Leather and brass details.

    Each one-of-a-kind item will feature unique variations. 

  • Design

    Svenskt Tenn’s classic handbag is decorated with a brass zipper, a clasp and leather details. Inside, there is a detachable key ring and a pocket. Estrid Ericson designed the print and Svenskt Tenn designed the form.

    Svenskt Tenn’s founder Estrid Ericson travelled a lot to different places around the world. She always looked for beautiful items and textiles and souvenirs that she could take home and sell in the store on Strandvägen in Stockholm. She designed this print with small elephants, based on a model from the Belgian Congo. The Elefant (Elephant) textile was printed for the first time in the end of the 1930s.

    Designer

    Estrid Ericson/Svenskt Tenn

    Estrid Ericson/Svenskt Tenn

    Svenskt Tenn developed this design using Estrid Ericson's print.

    Estrid Ericson began her career as a drawing teacher and pewter artist. But what really set her apart during her 56 years as managing director for Svenskt Tenn were her abilities as a producer and scenographer. Ericson never had an aesthetic programme mapped out, but she had an imaginative person’s perceptiveness for the many faces of beauty.

  • Care instructions

    Svenskt Tenn’s bags have been treated with a fabric protector. They have details in leather and should not be washed.

  • Sustainability and manufacturing

    Material

    Linen

    Estrid Ericson’s Elephant pattern is rotary screen printed. Rotary screen printing is a technique which is based on colour being pressed, with the help of a perforated cylindrical screen, though a thin mesh which is suspended in a cylindrical frame. One screen is needed for each dye, and the machine in which the Elephant fabrics are printed is approximately 30 meters long.

    The fabric is fed beneath the screen with the help of a blanket. The dye is pressed through the perforated screen with the help of a blade from the inside, while the cylindrical screen rotates, and the fabric is printed. After that, the dye has to dry quickly in an oven. The work requires two people, one on each side of the blanket, in order to adjust the settings and control the process. When the printing is finished, it is time to fixate the dyes under steam. Surplus dye must be rinsed off before the fabric is stretched once again. After that, it is inspected before it is ready for delivery.

    Rotary screen printing is a form of screen printing that has been developed from a combination of other printing techniques.

    Screen printing on textiles has a long history. The printing method was employed thousands of years ago in Egypt, China and Greece, where the “open” sections of the stencil let dye through. In those days, stencils were cut out of leather, greased paper or metal. In order to secure them during printing, they were fastened with thread of silk or hair, which sometimes can be seen on old prints as thin lines between the stencils.

    The next step of the development was to stretch a weave of silk onto a wooden frame and then fasten the stencils directly on the weave. The technique spread from China and Japan throughout Asia and reached Europe in the 18th century. It was frequently used for printing exclusive wallpaper on linen or silk. The first photo-based method was introduced in the early 20th century in the United States and revolutionised the technique. William Morris, who inspired many of Josef Frank’s patterns, is one of designers and artists who have worked with screen printing. Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and Louise Bourgeois are others.

    Sustainability in focus

    Read more about Svenskt Tenn's Sustainability Philosophy below.

  • Inspiration

    Inspiration

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Handbag Elefant 50x32 cm, Linen, Elefant, Black

2,400 SEK (incl. VAT)

Web: In stock   Store: In stock
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  • Shipping information

    Collect in store Free Delivery within 1-2 working days.
    You will receive a text-message when you can pick up your goods at Strandvägen 5, Stockholm.

    Delivery point 105 SEK Delivery within 1-3 working days.

    Home delivery 179 SEK Delivery within 1-3 working days.

    Delivery times and shipping costs are estimated. Actual times and prices are shown at checkout.

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  • Return & Exchange

    30 day right to return

    You are always entitled to return your item(s) within 30 days from the time of receiving your order. To exercise the right of return within the timeframe, you can contact Svenskt Tenn’s Customer Service and notify them. If the payment has been made via Klarna invoice, you can log in directly to Klarna, report your return and the payment will be paused.

    30 day right to exchange

    You have the right to exchange the item(s) for something else in the range within 30 days of placing your order. Send it back and place a new order on svenskttenn.se. Please pack the item in its original packaging along with the receipt.

    You are responsible for shipping costs when you use the right of exchange and return. Right of exchange and return do not apply to textiles purchased by the meter or made to ordered items. If you want to exchange or return in-stock furniture, please contact Svenskt Tenn’s Customer Service.

    Read more under frequently asked questions.

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