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

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    May 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

Design for textiles or wallpaper with lions, palms, grasses and large orange flowers on a white ground. Small area in top left corner with dark blue ground with note: 'alternative treatment'.

Place of Origin

London (made)


May 1918 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'alternative treatment' next to colour variation. Signed and dated in pen and ink 'C.F.A. Voysey. archt. / 73 St. James's Street / S.W.1. May 1918'.


Height: 38.6 cm, Width: 30.3 cm

Descriptive line

C.F.A. Voysey. Design with lionesses, palms and orange flowers. 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

Lions; Flowers; Palm leaf; Grasses


Textiles; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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