Rugby cap 'FWR' 1905-1909; J.A. Cooper; 1905; 2004_165_2

Name/Title

Rugby cap 'FWR' 1905-1909

About this object

Black velvet rugby cap with six panels and gold trimmings. Small peak at front and gold metal tassel on top. 'FWR 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909' embroidered above peak and then around to the back. Inside label reads, 'J.A. Cooper, Auckland' as a maker with 'Mitchell' written also as owner. R. Mitchell came to the area as a gum digger and retired in Auckland.

Maker

J.A. Cooper

Maker Role

Hat Maker

Date Made

1905

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

velvet

Measurements

19cm diameter

Subject and Association Description

rugby cap 1905-1909

Credit Line

Mrs J. E. Atkinson

Object Type

cap

Object number

2004_165_2

Rights

All rights reserved

This object is from
Tags
1905 - 1909
black
cap
ceremonial
FWR
gold
J.A. Cooper Auckland
rugby
velvet

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