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  • Product information
    Article number:
    102886
    Designer:
    Josef Frank
    Material:
    Wool
    Size:
    180x120 cm
  • Design

    Josef Frank was no fan of gamehunting and he designed several rugs with the purpose of replacing real animal skins. His rugs often resembled stone paved terraces or abstract motifs. Flowers and birds were not to be tramped upon, but you could possibly tramp upon on beasts.

    The fearsome beast was intended as a counterpart to the ancient Medusa head, which the Romans frequently placed at the entrance of their homes so evil wouldn’t cross the threshold. The rug was designed around 1950 and it has been nicknamed the “Monster rug”.

    Designer

    Josef Frank

    Josef Frank

    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

    Effective vacuuming is the easiest and most environmentally friendly cleaning method. Do not use a vacuum cleaner with a rotary brush nozzle on long pile rugs where there is a risk of damaging the yarn and the twisted thread pairs. Note that it is quite normal for the rug to loose individual fibres when used, these are excess fibres and does not affect the general quality of the rug. If you want to get rid of excess fibres faster, you can vacuum the rug daily for an initial period.

    To get a more even exposure to sunlight and wear, we recommend that you rotate the rug regularly.

    To remove dry stains, we recommend scraping. Begin from the edge of the stain and scrape towards the centre. Take care not to damage the fibres. Remove wet stains by laying kitchen roll on the stain. Then use warm water and a cloth or sponge. Dampen the stain, soak up the water, then repeat the process until the stain is gone. Be careful not to wet the rug too much, as this can affect the glue which holds the yarns in place. Remember that hand tufted rugs in linen are sensitive to water, so take particular care with the amount of water you use. Do not rub the stain, as that makes it more difficult to remove, and can also damage the fibres. On greasy and other difficult stains, you can use a ph-neutral, bleach-free cleaner. Sponge thoroughly to remove all traces of the cleaner, so that the fibres can regain their natural properties.
    Residual cleaner can cause allergies.

    Professional cleaning
    We recommend that the rug is cleaned by a professional cleaner, using the extraction method on a flat surface.

  • Sustainability and manufacturing

    Sustainability in focus

    Read more about Svenskt Tenn's Sustainability Philosophy below.

  • Inspiration

    Inspiration

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Rug Frank Nr 19 180x120 cm, Wool

30,000 SEK (incl. VAT)

Web: In stock   Store: In stock
  • 14 days return
  • 30 days exchange
  • 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.

    Home delivery From 265 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

    14 day right to return

    You are always entitled to return your item(s) within 14 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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