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Textile Fragment

1971.771 (RS116344)

Description

Fragment of brown copperplate print, hung by metal rings and backed with cream-colored satin; pieced together scene of spectators at "The Turf Inn" watching a horse race; spectators are also gathered along the track and in a stand; 18th century dress.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fragments
Horse
horse (animal)
Race
races (events)
Recreation
recreation
sports
Sports
Tavern
taverns
TEXTILE
textiles
Dimensions
21.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.771
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5452

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