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GLAHA 41055: Textile design: vanity design c.1898 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41055
Textile design: vanity design c.1898
(textile design)

CRE MACKINTOSH, Margaret Macdonald; (English; 1864-1933) CRE MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921)


Materials:
pencil on tracing linen
Dimensions:
circular with centre cut out, diameter 26.0
Frame:
RU
Marks:
References:
p.101 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1993 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh Textile Designs', San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks
Notes:
The peacock was a favourite fin de siècle motif not only with the Glasgow designers but also with many Aesthetic Movement and Arts and Crafts designers. Mackintosh used it on a large scale for mural decoration at Miss Cranston's tea rooms, Buchanan Street, Glasgow, in 1896, and the Macdonald sisters used it here in a much more delicate manner. The design was revisited during the years the Mackintoshes were living in London, 1915-1923 see GLAHA 41465.
Keywords:
PEACOCK MOTIF : HANDKERCHIEF : VANITY : CRM ONLINE : : :

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