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Textile design: stylised tulips on a chequered ground

RU inscr. on cream paper b.r. "No. 22." [not by artist's hand]; inscr. on cream paper b.c. "S" CRE MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928) By superimposing the tulip motif from the Stylised Tulips designs on a chequered background, Mackintosh has disguised the organic origins of the design. This design was produced during the years the Mackintoshes were living in London, 1915-1923.