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Textile design: vanity handkerchief c.1898
CRE MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933) CRE MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921)
pencil and watercolour on brown tracing paper
33.9 x 32.7
inscr. in pencil t.r. "Design to be returned to / Margaret and Frances Macdonald / 128 Hope Street. - Glasgow"
p.101 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1993 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh Textile Designs', San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks
This was a speculative design sent out from the sisters' Hope Street studio, but it does not appear to have been put into production. The peacock was a favourite fin de siècle motif.
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