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Birds and Berries

Textile Design
December 1897 (made)
Place of origin

Design for textiles with birds, foliage and seeds.

Object details

Object type
TitleBirds and Berries (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Watercolour and pencil
Brief description
C.F.A. Voysey. "Birds and Berries" silk tapestry. British, December 1897
Physical description
Design for textiles with birds, foliage and seeds.
  • Height: 77.2cm
  • Width: 54cm
Dimensions are irregular.
Production typeDesign
Marks and inscriptions
'the filling in of these seeds with another colour is a suggestion of what to avoid. They might be composed of crossed threads of two kinds of yellow. But they must be kept nearly the same colour as the birds'. Signed 'CFA Voysey / 6 Carlton Hill / NW' and dated 'December 1897'
Subjects depicted
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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