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Object Detail


A white silk Ranfurly Shield rugby supporters scarf. The scarf lists the holders of the Ranfurly Shield from 1934-54. It features a map of New Zealand surrounded by fern leaves, kiwi and rugby balls. It has New Zealand regional names bordering the outer edge.
Media/Materials
Production Date
Circa 1950s-1960s
Subject Category
Subject Person
Credit Line
Jocelyn Falconer bought this scarf for her first husband, Jim Guthrie, in the 1950s or 1960s. He wore it to a few rugby games at Rugby Park in New Plymouth and also to some games in Palmerston North.
Accession No
PA2006.108

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I have one of these was given to me in the mid 70s and just thinking what price it would bring. Not pristine condition a few water marks but can read all that is on it.

- Stuart Carlin

Posted on 22-02-2018 07:57:17