Gloves: early-20th Century batting gloves; c1928; NZCM335

Name/Title

Gloves: early-20th Century batting gloves

About this object

Gloves like these were common on cricket pitches through the 1920s and 1930s. While gloves with more padding gradually took over, some batsmen continued to use these 'spiked' gloves through to the 1950s.

Date Made

c1928

Medium and Materials

Rubber padding; leather palm; cotton outer.

Collection

Equipment and Clothing Collection, New Zealand Cricket Museum

Credit Line

Donated by the estate of HW Osborn

Object Type

Batting Gloves

Object number

NZCM335

Copyright Licence  

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