Margareta Ahlstedt-Willandt


Margareta Margareta (1888-1967) was a Finnish textile artist. She established her esteemed firm in Helsinki in 1924, focusing on hand-woven textiles and decorative arts. Her groundbreaking approach to utilizing materials like fishing thread for curtains, alongside crafting tapestries with surplus yarn, set new standards in the field. Her firm's dedication to both artistic and utility textiles won her international recognition, leading to solo exhibitions and numerous awards. Ahlstedt-Willandt's legacy is marked by her innovative contributions to textile art and design.