Door panel and frame, ‘Ladies Boudoir’, lead/glass/wood, designed for the ‘Ladies Boudoir’ of the Capitol Theatre, Melbourne, by Marion Mahony Griffin/ Walter Burley Griffin, Australia, 1921-24

Made by Griffin, Marion Mahony in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1921-1924.

Door panel and frame, ‘Ladies Boudoir’, lead/glass/wood, designed for the ‘Ladies Boudoir’ of the Capitol Theatre, Melbourne, by Marion Mahony Griffin/ Walter Burley Griffin, Australia, 1921-24

(-1)Rectangular internal door panel, art deco style, composed of leaded coloured glass (orange, blue, white, green, red and black); gold lettering painted onto white glass ‘LADIES BOUDOIR’.

(-2)Wooden frame

Summary

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Door panel and frame, 'Ladies Boudoir', lead/glass/wood, designed for the 'Ladies Boudoir' of the Capitol Theatre, Melbourne, by Marion Mahony Griffin/ Walter Burley Griffin, Australia, 1921-24

(-1)Rectangular internal door panel, art deco style, composed of leaded coloured glass (orange, blue, white, green, red and black); gold lettering painted onto white glass 'LADIES BOUDOIR'.

(-2)Wooden frame

Dimensions

580 mm
1690 mm

Production

The 'art deco' style of the light did not become fashionable in Australia until almost a decade after the light was designed. This reveals the Griffin's awareness of the latest in overseas design trends - long before they were popular in Australia.
Griffin, Marion Mahony 1921-1924

History

Capitol Theatre

Source

Courtesy Dorothea Irving, youngest daughter of AJJ Lucas, Melbourne
16 July, 1998

Cite this Object

Door panel and frame, 'Ladies Boudoir', lead/glass/wood, designed for the 'Ladies Boudoir' of the Capitol Theatre, Melbourne, by Marion Mahony Griffin/ Walter Burley Griffin, Australia, 1921-24 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 June 2017, <https://ma.as/166174>
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