Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas

Publisher West Madison Press Llc

ISBN 9780692768273

'Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas' serves as a definitive source on this American designer. Working in the heady milieu of 1930s New York, Mergentime (1894–1941) became best known for strikingly new printed fabrics, making her mark with tablecloths created to enliven American households with colour, humour and entertainment. A member of the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen (AUDAC), Mergentime was a woman whose career placed her alongside Donald Deskey and Russel Wright, as well as visionary architect Frederick Kiesler, who designed the furnishings in her New York apartment.

144 p, ills colour & bw, 21 x 25 cm, hb, English


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