“Blomstermåla” is a placename from the Swedish province of Småland, from where many inhabitants emigrated to America in the 1800s. In this programme, we pay tribute to a Swedish heartland with fine embroidery.
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Understated overall embroidery in organic cotto
– Swedish author 1898–1973
His most famous work is The Emigrants, series, which depicts the emigration of a group of people from Småland to Minnesota, in the mid-1800s, a destiny shared by 1.5 million other Swedes, including most of the author’s own relatives.
Moberg spent twelve years researching before he began writing his famous series.