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William James Fleury

Cricket, United Kingdom

This blazer was worn by Fleury in 1910, when he was the Captain of the Canadian XI cricket team during their tour of the United Kingdom.

To see a picture of Fleury wearing this cap please see artifact SH2017.1.5

SPECIFICATIONS

Object #
SH2017.1.2

Description
This black, white and purple striped cap has a small purple decorative button secured to the top. There is a patch on the front that has “Toronto – Zingari Canada” stitched in white thread on a black background. Above the writing is an image of a white maple leaf with purple veining. The inside lining of the hat has a maker’s label attached, which is marked with Fleury’s signature.

Measurements
27 cm (l) x 12.5 (w)

Material
Wool, cotton and silk

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