Shopping Bag Elefant - Width 30 cm Height 37 cm, Linen, Elefant, Black, Svenskt Tenn | Svenskt Tenn

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  • Product information
    Article number:
    110554
    Designer:
    Svenskt Tenn
    Material:
    Linen
    Colour:
    Black
    Print:
    Elefant
    Size:
    Width 30 cm Height 37 cm

    The bag is made of textile remnants from Svenskt Tenn's production.

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

  • Design

    A soft shopping bag with Svenskt Tenn's classic Elefant (Elephant) print, designed by Estrid Ericson in the 1930s.

     

    Designer

    Svenskt Tenn

    Eighty percent of Svenskt Tenn’s collection consists of products that are of our own design. Josef Frank alone left behind 2,000 furniture sketches and about 160 textile designs. Sometimes Svenskt Tenn produces products based on models from the archive, which contains sketches and designs from both Josef Frank and Estrid Ericson.

  • Care instructions

    Svenskt Tenn’s textile products such as cushions, place mats, napkins, pot holders and aprons can be machine washed in 40 degrees Celsius. Avoid colder temperatures as the colour can fade. Do not spin dry on a vigorous cycle. Can shrink 3-5%.

  • 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.

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Shopping Bag Elefant Width 30 cm Height 37 cm, Linen, Elefant, Black

60 USD (incl. VAT)

Web: In stock   Store: In stock
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  • Shipping information

    Home delivery 43 USD Delivery within 3-4 working days.

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

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    You can also pay with Svenskt Tenn’s gift cards.

  • Return & Exchange

    30 day right to return

    We offer a 30-day open purchase and return policy. You pay for the return shipping.

    If you wish to return an item, please register it here.

    30 day right to exchange

    We offer a 30-day open purchase and return policy. You can exchange one item for another by placing a new order on our website. A new shipping fee will be added, and you also pay for the return shipping.

    The policy do not apply to fabric by the metre or for made-to-order products. If you want to return stocked furniture, please contact Svenskt Tenn’s Customer Service.

    Read more about returns and exchanges in our Terms & Conditions.

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