Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Online Media

Catalog Data

Creator:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 22 Apr 2022 19:47:53 +0000
Blog Post Category:
Learning Lab
Uncategorized
Althea McNish
Description:
<img width="640" height="640" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-1024x1024.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-300x300.jpg 300w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-150x150.jpg 150w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-1536x1536.jpg 1536w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-640x640.jpg 640w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-170x170.jpg 170w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596.jpg 1600w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="42623" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/althea-mcnish/altheamcnish2jpg-1622665596/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-300x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AltheaMcNish2jpg-1622665596-1024x1024.jpg" /><p>Althea McNish (British, born Trinidad, May 15, 1924 &#8211; April 6, 2020), was a textile designer who rose to prominence in London with her bright and tropical printed textiles inspired by the colors and landscape of her native Trinidad. ​She became one of the first Black British textile designers to garner international acclaim, enchanting her clients with textiles featuring vibrant palettes...</p><p>The post <a href="https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/althea-mcnish/zTbcYQWqoKl7Lpv1">Spotlight On: Althea McNish</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.cooperhewitt.org">Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum</a>.</p>
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more posts:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Data Source:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_270b7d5c915ac9ca48b843d18b8207b9