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Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    May 1926 (made)
    1926 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (artist)
    Alexander Morton & Co. (manufacturers)
    Tomkinson Carpets Ltd (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Courtaulds Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.284-1974

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR76, box T181

Physical description

Design for textile with pattern of birds, foliage, flowers etc.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

May 1926 (made)
1926 (designed)

Artist/maker

C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (artist)
Alexander Morton & Co. (manufacturers)
Tomkinson Carpets Ltd (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Repeat 18 1/2 x 21' and 'copyright [reserved crossed out] / sold to Tomkinsons Ltd. July 16th 1829 / + Morton' and signed and dated 'C.F.A. Voysey Archt. / 73 St. James's St. / S.W. 1 May 1926'

Dimensions

Height: 62.2 cm, Width: 55.7 cm

Descriptive line

C.F.A. Voysey. Design for a textile with wild flowers, birds, and grasshoppers, for Alexander Morton & Co. and Tomkinson Carpets Ltd, designed 1926

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

Materials

Watercolour; Pencil

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Grasshopper; Foliage; Birds

Categories

Textiles; Designs; Drawings; Floor coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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