Fabric Design, circa 1916
signed 'C.R. Mackintosh/2 Hans Studios/43A Glebe Place Chelsea' and inscribed 'No 5 in 3 colours'; pencil, watercolour, on oiled tracing paper, laid down on paper by artist, the design squared in pencil
260 x 238mm.
Mary Newbery Sturrock
(5) Billcliffe, p.97, Hunterian Art Gallery design
Toronto, 1978, no.152; Washington, 1985, no.26
The most minimal of all of Mackintosh's designs for textiles. An almost identical drawing, differing only on the colourways, is in the collection of the Hunterian Art Gallery.