Making Mackintosh: The mystery of the striped wallpaper – Mary Schoeser

Mary Schoeser is an internationally respected textile and wallpaper historian.  She has published, curated widely and collaborated with many museums over her long career. Her clients include The Fashion Textile Museum, London; the Victoria & Albert Museum ( where she is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow ) and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As an […]

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Textile design: stylised plant form: black, purple, green and pink

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“. Black is the dominant colour of a fine group of designs which amalgamate organic and geometric forms. They were probably designs for voiles or dress […]

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