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Textile design - The Heron

The Heron

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    March 1919 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • 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 heron in stylised landscape with grass, trees and water.

Place of Origin

London (made)


March 1919 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Signed in pencil 'Voysey' and inscribed in pen and ink 'The Heron / March 1919'


Height: 27.1 cm, Width: 38.4 cm

Descriptive line

C.F.A. Voysey. 'The Heron' textile design. British, 1919

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


Pencil; Watercolour


Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Trees; Heron; Water


Textiles; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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