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Sample book - Club Colours

Club Colours

  • Object:

    Sample book

  • Place of origin:

    Manchester (made)

  • Date:

    1950s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James Edwards Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper, woven silk

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The tie chosen and worn by a man often serves as a label, offering us more of an insight to his personality than he might imagine: his taste, or lack of it, is under judgement, even his politics, education or sporting achievements can be deduced.

Physical description

Sample Book of Club Ties including the colours for the MCC and Harlequins RFC.

Place of Origin

Manchester (made)


1950s (made)


James Edwards Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Paper, woven silk


Weight: 2.32 kg

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1992/1617.

Descriptive line

Sample book of Club Ties, James Edwards of Manchester, English, 1950s.


Silk (textile); Paper



Subjects depicted



Textiles; Clothing; Accessories; Sport


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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