Purple Bird

Designer: Charles Francis Annesley Voysey, 1857-1841

Manufacturer: Alexander Morton & Co.

Retailer: Liberty & Co.

Designed 1898

Silk & wool double cloth

214 x 112 cm (84 x 44inches)

Exhibited Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society 1899; Victorian & Edwardian Decorative Arts, Victoria & Albert Museum London 1952; British Sources of Art Nouveau, Whitworth Art Gallery, 1969.

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