This textile design was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“.
The chequered squares in this design have been incorporated as a key element to offset the curvilinear organic forms. This design was produced during the years the Mackintoshes were living in London, 1915-1923, and was acquired by the manufacturer, Sefton’s. It is not known if it was put into production.
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Textile design: stripes and checks: purple and blue
CRE MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)
pencil and watercolour on tracing paper 25.7 x 13.7
Catalogue number: 41094