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Country Sports

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Manchester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Marshall & Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of blue on white printed cotton depicting countrymen, women and children carrying out various pastimes, including drinking, smoking, fighting, bear and bull baiting and dancing.

Place of Origin

Manchester (made)


ca. 1820 (made)


John Marshall & Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton


Width: 60.5 cm, Length: 90 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Country Sports' of printed cotton, John Marshall & Sons, Manchester, ca. 1820


Cotton (textile)



Subjects depicted

Farmers; Dancing bear; Men; Fences; Bears; Bull baiting; Sports; Women; Drunkards; Carts; Rural areas; Musicians; Monkeys; Children; Gateways; Dogs; Dancing; Smoking; Bull; Archway; Trees; Buildings; Rural housing; Horses; Tavern


Textiles; Entertainment & Leisure; Games; Sport; Drinking; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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