Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Fabric Design, 1916
dimension indicated '25'; pencil, bodycolour, on oiled tracing paper 383 x 737mm.
Mary Newbery Sturrock
(5) Billcliffe, p.81, Hunterian Art Gallery design
Toronto, 1978, no.152; Washington, 1985, no.28

Lot Essay

Mackintosh produced a series of designs for textiles based upon the zig-zag pattern seen here. They may originate from the stencilled design produced for the hall-parlour at 78 Derngate, Northampton in 1916. Less well-developed versions of this design are in the collection of the Hunterian Art Gallery.

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