Carriage cushion in "Bäckahästen" motif double-interlocked tapestry. Skåne, Sweden, c. 1800. Three octagons with the mythological animal and stylized flowers. The central octogon is signed BbD. Lightning pattern border. Bäckahästen (The Brook Horse) was a beautiful horse that was said to emerge from brooks, lakes or ponds and attempt to lure children into riding it so it could gallop back into the water and drown them (!).