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Purple Bird

Textile Design
1898 (made)
Place of origin

Design of purple birds in foliage with yellow fruit

Object details

Object type
TitlePurple Bird (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Watercolour and pencil
Brief description
C.F.A. Voysey. 'Purple Bird'. Design for a double cloth manufactured by A. Morton & Co. British, 1898.
Physical description
Design of purple birds in foliage with yellow fruit
  • Height: 550mm
  • Width: 380mm
Credit line
Given by Courtaulds Ltd
Bibliographic reference
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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