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

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • 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 136

Physical description

Squared design for textile with brown birds, green holly leaves and red berries.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1898 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Noted in pencil. Signed in pen 'C.FA Voysey'


Height: 494 mm, Width: 384 mm

Descriptive line

C.F.A. Voysey. Textile design. Robins, holly and red berries. English, c. 1898

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

Holly; Bird; Berries


Textiles; Designs; Drawings; Christmas


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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