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Derby Winner

  • Object:

    Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Welch, Margetson & Co. Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the manufacturer

  • Museum number:

    T.83-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Handkerchief of printed silk 'Derby Winner'. In the centre is a jockey with a purple cap and shirt mounted on the Derby winner for 1867 with an inscription. Around this, in fancy scrollwork cartouches with clover leaves are the printed names of the Derby winners since 1780. The outer edge is blue.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Welch, Margetson & Co. Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk

Marks and inscriptions

'HERMIT / BY NEWMINSTER OUT OF SECLUSION / WINNER OF THE DERBY / TRAINED BY BLOSS 1867 RIDDEN BY DALY / THE PROPERTY OF MR CHAPLIN.'
Inscribed in the centre

Names of the Derby winners since 1780
Printed

Dimensions

Length: 32.5 in, Length: 82.5 cm, Width: 34.25 in, Width: 87 cm

Descriptive line

Handkerchief 'Derby Winner' of printed silk, made by Welch, Margetson & Co. Ltd, England, 1867

Categories

Accessories; Textiles; Commemoration

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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