Length of printed velveteen

Designer: Charles F. A. Voysey (British, Hessle, Yorkshire 1857–1941 Winchester)

Manufactory: Turnbull & Stockdale

Purveyor: for firm of Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875)

Date: 1890s

Culture: British, Ramsbottom, Lancashire

Medium: Cotton

Dimensions: Overall: 94 1/2 × 26 1/2 in. (67.3 × 240 cm)

Classification: Textiles-Printed

Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, 1990

Accession Number: 1990.155


Voysey supplemented his small architectural practice by designing all kinds of domestic decorative items: furniture, metalware, wallpaper, carpets, and textiles. His patterns are distinctive, with stylized plants and birds, in a range of muted subtle colors.