designed by Lawrence, Madeleine C,
Silver Studio, 1929
design for a dress print. Poppies and cornflowers were favourites for dress cottons because of the richness of their colouring. Field poppies were symbolic of the wild fragility of nature; both flowers could be found in the summer months in English fields and hedgerows.
Watercolour on drawing paper
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