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GLAHA 41465: Textile design: vanity handkerchief c.1920 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41465
Textile design: vanity handkerchief c.1920
(textile design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on brown tracing paper laid on cream paper
Dimensions:
16.0 x 25.2 (drawing) 22.2 x 22.0 (cream paper)
Frame:
RU
Marks:
s. and inscr. on cream paper b.c. "E The Vanity Handkerchief / Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh / 2 Cedar Studios / 44A Glebe Place Chelsea S.W.3"
References:
p.102 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1993 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh Textile Designs', San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks
Notes:
A reworking of a design Margaret had produced with her sister Frances in the 1890s. The earlier design was intended for a circular handkerchief, but it is now adapted for the more usual square.
Keywords:
HANDKERCHIEF : TEXTILE DESIGN : VANITY : CRM ONLINE : PEACOCK MOTIF : :

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