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Textile design - Maidenhair and Harebell
  • Maidenhair and Harebell
    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941
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Maidenhair and Harebell

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    August 1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Courtaulds Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 140

Physical description

Squared design for textiles or wallpaper of maiden hair fern and harebells. The foliage is green and the flowers are blue.

Place of Origin

London (made)


August 1929 (made)


C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pen and ink 'repeat 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 / 2 [word illegible]' and with title 'Maiden hair and Hare Bell' and signed 'C.F.A. Voysey F.R.I.B.A. / 73 St. James's Street SW1 / August 1929'


Height: 32.4 mm, Width: 32.8 mm

Descriptive line

C.F.A. Voysey. 'Maidenhair and Harebell'. Design for a textile. British. August 1929

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

John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986


Watercolour; Pencil


Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Maidenhair; HareBell


Textiles; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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