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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case T, Shelf 28

Vine and Bird

Textile Design
October 1899 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for a textile entitled 'Vine and Bird', watercolour and pencil. Four orange doves or pigeons perching on the branches of a vine with three blue grapes and grey-green leaves, one of which has a deep blue ground.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour and pencil on paper
Brief Description
C.F.A. Voysey. 'Vine & Bird' textile design. Orange birds on vines in check format. English, October 1899
Physical Description
Design for a textile entitled 'Vine and Bird', watercolour and pencil. Four orange doves or pigeons perching on the branches of a vine with three blue grapes and grey-green leaves, one of which has a deep blue ground.
Dimensions
  • Size of sheet height: 46.5cm
  • Size of sheet width: 37.7cm
  • Size of image height: 34cm
  • Size of image width: 34cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Octr.1899 / No.10 / 'Vine & Bird' / For Arras Cloth / and with designer's name and address
Credit line
Given by Courtaulds Ltd
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Eisenman, Stephen S., Design in the age of Darwin: from William Morris to Frank Lloyd Wright, Evanston: Northwestern University, 2008
  • John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986
Collection
Accession Number
E.180-1974

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record createdFebruary 13, 2003
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