1920s gown by Charles Frederick Worth. In this period of time the demand for luxury goods, including textiles and fashionable dress, reached levels that had not been seen since before the French Revolution
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh. Scorpio - born 5 November 1865, died 10 January 1933. Scottish artist and designer of metalwork, textiles and embroideries in the symbolist style. Member of the Glasgow Four and wife of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. One of the first women to attend art classes at Glasgow School of Art at the turning of the last century.
Trial in black and purple of stencil related to the stencilled back of the armchair, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the 'Rose Boudoir', Modern Decorative Art exhibition, Turin, 1902 Hunterian Art Gallery Mackintosh collections: GLAHA 41334