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Collection

Muriel Cornish

(Australia 1893 – 13 Jul 1945)

Title
D'oyley with waratah design Design for d'oyley with waratah design
Year
1919
Media categories
Textile, Drawing
Materials used
embroided linen, ink on paper
Dimensions

58.0 x 81.5 cm overall [mount]:

a - design drawing; 22 x 22 cm; image (irreg.)

b - d'oyley; 20 x 20 cm; d'oyley (irreg.)

a - design drawing; 23 x 23 cm; sight

b - d'oyley; 21 x 21 cm; sight

a - design drawing; 25 x 24.2 cm; sheet

b - d'oyley; 25.4 x 74 cm; support. Note that Acc # 1300, 1301 & 1302 are adhered to the same support.

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1919?
Accession number
1301.a-b
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 25 (illus.). cat.no. 116 & 117

Margaret Betteridge, State of the waratah: the floral emblem of New South Wales in legend, art and industry, 'A sisterhood of queens', pg. 42-43, Sydney, 2000, 42 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and Gumnuts -The Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 25; titled 'Three d'oyley's with Christmas bells, waratah and eucalypt designs'; Collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales

Exhibition history (3)

Project 24 - Cicadas and Gumnuts: The Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935 (1978), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Apr 1978–07 May 1978

Flora and Fauna - Australian Decorative Art from the Gallery's Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1998–20 Jun 1998

State of the Waratah, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 01 Sep 2000–08 Oct 2000