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GLAHA 41464: Textile design: design for a handkerchief - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41464
Textile design: design for a handkerchief
(textile design)

CRE MACKINTOSH, Margaret Macdonald; (English; 1864-1933)


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on brown tracing paper mounted on cream paper
Dimensions:
12.5 x 12.5 (drawing) 22.2 x 22.0 (cream paper)
Frame:
RU
Marks:
s.d. and inscribed on cream paper b.c. "F. Design for Handkerchief / Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh. / 2 Cedar Studios / 46 Glebe Place, Chelsea. SW3. / No. 7"
References:
p.100 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1993 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh Textile Designs', San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks
Notes:
This design was produced during the years the Mackintoshes were living in London, 1915-1923. It features peacock feathers, which was a favourite fin-de-siecle motif used by the Glasgow designers. and popular with the English Aesthetic and Art Nouveau movements.
Keywords:
HANDKERCHIEF : TEXTILE DESIGN : PEACOCK MOTIF : CRM ONLINE : : : :

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