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Furnishing fabric - The Ballad
  • The Ballad
    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941
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The Ballad

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1999 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
    John R. Burrows and Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.R. Burrows & Co.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of printed natural linen with repeating design of deer and stags within a dispersed landscape showing trees, shrubs, rose bushes, pansies and other plants.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1999 (made)


C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
John R. Burrows and Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed linen

Marks and inscriptions

Reproduced from a design by CFA Voysey, copyright 1999 J.R. Burrows and Company. Rockland, Massachusetts
Design registration and maker's mark; English; Selvedge; 1999


Width: 92.5 cm, Length: 146 cm, width: 36.25 in, Length: 58.25 in

Object history note

There is a sample of the original Voysey textile in the collection.

Historical significance: This is the first pattern reproduction from an original by CFA Voysey.

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'The Ballad' of printed natural linen, after C.F.A. Voysey, made by John R. Burrows and Co., North America, 1999

Production Note

Reproduced from ca. 1900 design by C.F.A. Voysey.


Linen (material)

Subjects depicted

Rose (flower); Stag; Deer; Pansy


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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