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Curtain Panels

This is a Curtain panels. It was possibly by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 2019. Its medium is rayon chenille, cotton ground. It is a part of the department.


Charles Francis Annesley Voysey’s wallpaper and textile designs were known references for painters working at the Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory in the Netherlands, whose designs can be seen in the case nearby. Voysey adapted nature into flat designs that appealed to biological and botanical interests of the era. Here, large golden tulips and dainty berry sprigs grow against a deep yellow-orange background.

This object was donated by Andrew van Styn. It is credited Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 164.1 × 75.6 cm (5 ft. 4 5/8 in. × 29 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Curtain Panels; Possibly by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (English, 1857 - 1941); rayon chenille, cotton ground; H x W (a): 164.1 × 75.6 cm (5 ft. 4 5/8 in. × 29 3/4 in.); Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner; 2019-28-6-a,b

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