Fox hunting tea towel
£12.00

Fox hunting tea towel

‘The English country gentleman galloping after the fox – the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.’

This colourful tea towel features a quote by playwright Oscar Wilde from his play A Woman of No Importance. When he wrote it in 1893, fox hunting had been in practice for several hundreds of years but had its detractors – like Wilde – who were concerned about animal cruelty. Although it was banned by the UK government through The Hunting Act in 2003, and a poll in 2017 showed that 85% of participants still supported the ban, illegal fox hunting unfortunately still continues today, and certain ‘unspeakable’ politicians even propose bringing it back. Well, here’s the perfect gift for someone who gives a fox about animal welfare…

Read more about Oscar Wilde and Fox Hunting on our blog here!

Specifications: Half Panama unbleached cotton (heavy weight, textured finish). Stitched on all four sides. Includes hanging loop. Measures approximately 48cm x 70cm. Machine wash at 40 degrees max. We recommend that before you use your tea towel for the first time you wash it at least once to soften up the material and make it more absorbent for drying dishes. Please note size can vary slightly.