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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1911 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kersey, Kathleen Mrs Allington, born 1889 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, mounted on thick card

  • Museum number:

    E.690-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 49

Physical description

A design for a woven tapestry depicting monkeys and squirrels, blackberries and forget-me-nots in an elaborate pattern of foliage. The pattern is coloured in blues, pinks, oranges, and purple on a black ground.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1911 (made)

Artist/maker

Kersey, Kathleen Mrs Allington, born 1889 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, mounted on thick card

Marks and inscriptions

'1911'
Dated

'887'
Numbered

'Design for a woven tapestry hanging'
Inscribed in Indian ink on the back

Lettered in ink with the designer's name and age on an examination label pasted on

Dimensions

Height: 82 cm, Width: 56.9 cm

Object history note

This work was entered by the designer as a student work for the National Art Competition in 1911.

Descriptive line

Design by Kathleen Kersey, for a woven tapestry hanging, pencil, watercolour and bodycolour mounted on thick card, Great Britain, 1911

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1993

Materials

Paper; Card; Pencil; Watercolour; Bodycolour

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Forget-me-nots; Monkeys; Blackberries; Squirrels; Foliage

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Animals and Wildlife; Textiles; Tapestry

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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