Rainforest, 1971. Wool, linen, cotton, 110 x 168 in. Collection of Weyerhaeuser, Seattle, WA. Photo: © Ezra Stoller/Esto
       
     
Sailing, 1976. Wool, linen, cotton, 120 x 264 in. Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA. Photo: Norman McGrath
       
     
Flags, 1981. Wool, linen, cotton, 65 x 496 in. Collection of JP Morgan Chase. Photo: James F. Wilson
       
     
Poppies (1978) and Mossklyftan (2007) on view at In Our Nature: The Tapestries of Helena Hernmarck, an exhibition at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2012. Photo: Norman McGrath
       
     
Springtime, 1992. Wool, linen, cotton, 154 x 384 in. Collection of Bank of America, Atlanta, GA. Photo: Brian Gassel
       
     
 Newspapers, 1968. Wool, linen, cotton, 110 x 195 in. Collection of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld
       
     
Tegelanbud (Tender for Delivery of Bricks), 1994. 126 x 93 in. Collection of PostNord, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld
       
     
Urn, 1990. Wool, linen, cotton, 260 x 172 in. Collection of Peachtree Tower, Atlanta, GA. Photo: Brian Gassel
       
     
 Folk Costume Details, 2006. Wool, linen, cotton, 183 x 116 in. Collection of the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN. Photo: Andrew deLory
       
     
Blue Wash I, 1984. Wool, linen, cotton, each 236 x 132 in. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
       
     
Tabula Rasa, 2010. Wool, linen, cotton, 117.5 x 174 in. Collection of Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Photo: Andrew deLory
       
     
Winter Pond, 1996. Wool, linen, cotton, 48 x 72 in. Private collection. Photo: Hedrich-Blessing
       
     
Spring Tulips, 2004. Wool, linen, cotton, 120 x 187 in. Collection of the Related Companies, New York, NY. Photo: Andrew deLory
       
     
Rainforest, 1971. Wool, linen, cotton, 110 x 168 in. Collection of Weyerhaeuser, Seattle, WA. Photo: © Ezra Stoller/Esto
       
     
Rainforest, 1971. Wool, linen, cotton, 110 x 168 in. Collection of Weyerhaeuser, Seattle, WA. Photo: © Ezra Stoller/Esto
Sailing, 1976. Wool, linen, cotton, 120 x 264 in. Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA. Photo: Norman McGrath
       
     
Sailing, 1976. Wool, linen, cotton, 120 x 264 in. Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA. Photo: Norman McGrath
Flags, 1981. Wool, linen, cotton, 65 x 496 in. Collection of JP Morgan Chase. Photo: James F. Wilson
       
     
Flags, 1981. Wool, linen, cotton, 65 x 496 in. Collection of JP Morgan Chase. Photo: James F. Wilson
Poppies (1978) and Mossklyftan (2007) on view at In Our Nature: The Tapestries of Helena Hernmarck, an exhibition at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2012. Photo: Norman McGrath
       
     
Poppies (1978) and Mossklyftan (2007) on view at In Our Nature: The Tapestries of Helena Hernmarck, an exhibition at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2012. Photo: Norman McGrath
Springtime, 1992. Wool, linen, cotton, 154 x 384 in. Collection of Bank of America, Atlanta, GA. Photo: Brian Gassel
       
     
Springtime, 1992. Wool, linen, cotton, 154 x 384 in. Collection of Bank of America, Atlanta, GA. Photo: Brian Gassel
 Newspapers, 1968. Wool, linen, cotton, 110 x 195 in. Collection of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld
       
     
Newspapers, 1968. Wool, linen, cotton, 110 x 195 in. Collection of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld
Tegelanbud (Tender for Delivery of Bricks), 1994. 126 x 93 in. Collection of PostNord, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld
       
     
Tegelanbud (Tender for Delivery of Bricks), 1994. 126 x 93 in. Collection of PostNord, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld
Urn, 1990. Wool, linen, cotton, 260 x 172 in. Collection of Peachtree Tower, Atlanta, GA. Photo: Brian Gassel
       
     
Urn, 1990. Wool, linen, cotton, 260 x 172 in. Collection of Peachtree Tower, Atlanta, GA. Photo: Brian Gassel
 Folk Costume Details, 2006. Wool, linen, cotton, 183 x 116 in. Collection of the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN. Photo: Andrew deLory
       
     
Folk Costume Details, 2006. Wool, linen, cotton, 183 x 116 in. Collection of the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN. Photo: Andrew deLory
Blue Wash I, 1984. Wool, linen, cotton, each 236 x 132 in. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
       
     
Blue Wash I, 1984. Wool, linen, cotton, each 236 x 132 in. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
Tabula Rasa, 2010. Wool, linen, cotton, 117.5 x 174 in. Collection of Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Photo: Andrew deLory
       
     
Tabula Rasa, 2010. Wool, linen, cotton, 117.5 x 174 in. Collection of Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Photo: Andrew deLory
Winter Pond, 1996. Wool, linen, cotton, 48 x 72 in. Private collection. Photo: Hedrich-Blessing
       
     
Winter Pond, 1996. Wool, linen, cotton, 48 x 72 in. Private collection. Photo: Hedrich-Blessing
Spring Tulips, 2004. Wool, linen, cotton, 120 x 187 in. Collection of the Related Companies, New York, NY. Photo: Andrew deLory
       
     
Spring Tulips, 2004. Wool, linen, cotton, 120 x 187 in. Collection of the Related Companies, New York, NY. Photo: Andrew deLory