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“.
This design was produced during the years the Mackintoshes were living in London, 1915-1923. Mackintosh employed stylised plant forms and abstracted them in order to create a repeat patterns suitable for use in long lengths of fabric. Here geometric patterns are united with floral designs.
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Textile design: stylised dahlias
CRE MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)
pencil and watercolour on tracing paper (stuck onto board) 20.3 x 12.5
Catalogue number: 41076