Cap, Rugby

Production date
1924
Description
A black and yellow wool cap, worn by Cyril Brooks Dingle when he played rugby for Taranaki. The cap is black, with a small peak at the front, a dark yellow tassel at the top of the cap and yellow stitching dividing the cap into segments. The front of the cap has the letter " T " embroidered in yellow, with " 1924 " around the " T ", also in yellow embroidery.
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Maker
Production date
1924
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Credit line
Cyril Brooks Dingle was born in Hamilton in 1909, but by 1919 his family lived in "Roseneath", on Morley Street. Cyril attended West End School and it appears he was a good rugby player - in 1924 he represented both West End School and the Taranaki region. This particular cap was from representing Taranaki.
Accession number
PA2013.073
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Am very proud of my Dad, Cyril Brooks Dingle - the correct date of his death is 10 May 1989.

- George Brooks Dingle on 16-04-2015 20:12:31

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