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Textile design - The Columbine
  • The Columbine
    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941
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The Columbine

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    October 1918 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Courtaulds Ltd

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 139

Physical description

Squared design for textiles of columbine flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

London (made)


October 1918 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

In pen and ink 'The Columbine' and on reverse 'C.F.A. Voysey / Archt. Invt. et delt / 72 St. James's Street, S.W.1 / October 1918'


Height: 38.3 cm, Width: 27.6 cm

Descriptive line

C.F.A. Voysey. The Columbine. Floral textile design. Watercolour, British, 1918

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

Columbine (flower); Foliage


Textiles; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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