1920s brooch made by Lucie Dalgarno in Sydney, using pieces of leather from discarded kid leather gloves, hand painted with photographic inks, fish scale flower petals.

brooch made by Lucie Dalgarno in Sydney, using pieces of leather from discarded kid leather gloves, hand painted with photographic inks, fish scale flower petals.

Scarf, silk, batik, Lucy Dalgarno, c. 1930  She David Jones with a lot of her batik work. Japanese influences are evident in the fabric and cut of her garments and the concept of the garments being 'canvases' for her painting.  Dalgarno was an adventurous woman and raised considerable funds for the war effort through her painting and clothing designs.

Scarf, silk, batik, Lucy Dalgarno, c. 1930 She David Jones with a lot of her batik work. Japanese influences are evident in the fabric and cut of her garments and the concept of the garments being 'canvases' for her painting. Dalgarno was an adventurous woman and raised considerable funds for the war effort through her painting and clothing designs.

Brooch, red gum blossoms, wool / kid leather / metal, made by Lucie Dalgarno, Sydney, , c. 1920-1930 - Powerhouse Museum Collection

Brooch, red gum blossoms, wool / kid leather / metal, made by Lucie Dalgarno, Sydney, , c. 1920-1930 - Powerhouse Museum Collection

Accessories  women's costume, painted kid leather and other materials, Lucie Dalgarno, Australia, 1925-1945  Read more: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=203550#ixzz39PUs4kTH

Accessories women's costume, painted kid leather and other materials, Lucie Dalgarno, Australia,

Scarf: poinsettia motif, by Lucie G. DALGARNO, (1874-1945) Sydney artist and designer, born Lucie  / Lucy Gertrude Holdsworth.  Widowed young, Dalgarno supported her family by designing fabric, and accessories with Australian motifs. Her signature was her bold use of colour. She designed for David Jones, and had a shop in the Victoria Arcade, Sydney.

Scarf: poinsettia motif, by Lucie G. DALGARNO, (1874-1945) Sydney artist and designer, born Lucie / Lucy Gertrude Holdsworth. Widowed young, Dalgarno supported her family by designing fabric, and accessories with Australian motifs. Her signature was her bold use of colour. She designed for David Jones, and had a shop in the Victoria Arcade, Sydney.

Textile, length, hand painted silk, cream, Sturt's Desert Pea design, Lucy Dalgarno, Australia, 1930 . - Powerhouse Museum Collection. Shows a distinctly Japanese influence.

Textile, length, hand painted silk, cream, Sturt's Desert Pea design, Lucy Dalgarno, Australia, 1930 . - Powerhouse Museum Collection. Shows a distinctly Japanese influence.

Brooch, Australian wildflowers, painted kid leather / wool, made by Lucie Dalgarno, Sydney, NSW, 1920-1930. Friends used to give her their old kid gloves, and she used photographic tinting inks to colour the kid.

Australian wildflower brooch by Lucie Dalgarno, Sydney, Made using pieces of leather from discarded kid leather gloves, hand painted with photographic inks,

Cape, women's, apricot chiffon, hand painted, water lilies design, Lucy Dalgarno, Australia, 1930-1939 In 1916 she joined the Society of Arts and Crafts of NSW and exhibited her work in their gallery in Rowe Street. In the early 1920's she painted batik designs on clothing for David Jones and employed up to four girls to carry out the repeat work. Japanese influences are evident in the fabric and cut of her garments and the concept of the garments being 'canvases' for her painting.

Cape, women's, apricot chiffon, hand painted, water lilies design, Lucy Dalgarno, Australia, 1930-1939 In 1916 she joined the Society of Arts and Crafts of NSW and exhibited her work in their gallery in Rowe Street. In the early 1920's she painted batik designs on clothing for David Jones and employed up to four girls to carry out the repeat work. Japanese influences are evident in the fabric and cut of her garments and the concept of the garments being 'canvases' for her painting.

Cape, evening, women's, beige velvet with orange hand painted design of water lilies, Lucy Dalgarno (1874-1945)  1930 She was a prolific artist and designer, with a passion for brilliant colour. She created many new techniques in her work that reflected the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century. In her studio shop in Victoria Arcade near Rowe Street in Sydney she designed bridge capes like this one.

Cape, evening, women's, beige velvet with orange hand painted design of water lilies, Lucy Dalgarno (1874-1945) 1930 She was a prolific artist and designer, with a passion for brilliant colour. She created many new techniques in her work that reflected the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century. In her studio shop in Victoria Arcade near Rowe Street in Sydney she designed bridge capes like this one.

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