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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:

    July 1888 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Body colour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. P. & J. Baker Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.59-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MB2D, shelf DR109, box T186

Physical description

Design for a printed velvet tablecloth showing a panel of seahorses and octopi among seaweed, with a border of fantastic birds.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

July 1888 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Body colour

Marks and inscriptions

'C. F. A. Voysey. Archt. 45. Tierney Road Streatham Hill S.W.'
Inscribed in ink by the artist

'July 1888'
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 90.49 cm, Width: 61.60 cm

Descriptive line

C. F. A. Voysey. Design for a printed velvet tablecloth showing seahorses and octopi among seaweed, border of fantastic birds, produced by G. P. & J. Baker Ltd. London, 1888

for G.P. & J. Baker Ltd. London, 1889

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964
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

Body colour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Birds; Octopus; Seahorses

Categories

Textiles; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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