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Swedish Kilims

The roots of 20th Century Swedish textile art can be found in the national romantic movement the handicrafts movement of the previous century. Towards the end of the nineteenth-century textile folk art in Sweden was on its way to disappearing, particularly as industrialism began to pick up speed. In the face of this threat, a number of local handicrafts associations were formed all over the country and in 1912 they amalgamated to form the National Federation of Swedish Handcraft Associations, an organisation that continues to operate today as the central organisation for Swedish textile art.

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