Beautiful unique vintage Mucha mirror art nouveau collectibles piece Czech design.
Stunning Mucha design featuring a glamorous lady with exceptional detail and vivid colours with a blue triangle background.
The triangle and the YWCA is the Young Women’s Christian Association logo the original poster was published for Mother's Day in 1925. It was meant to promote the YWCA headquarters in the newly formed Czechoslovakia at Zitná St in Prague.
The movement came to Czechoslovakia after Alice Masaryk, the daughter of the first Czech president, Thomas Masaryk, became acquainted with its work while she stayed at the YWCA Settlement House in Chicago, where she was attending the University of Chicago during 1918 and 1919., Prague branch of the World YWCA was opened in May 1920 and achieved an enrollment of 500 in its first membership drive, Mucha’s poster was a part of the organization’s efforts to enroll more members and find the funds to build more homes for girls in the major cities in the country.
Come with a mid pine frame.
In great vintage condition with minimal signs of original patina.