Racing Silks, Pink ; Genge Court's; 1960-1970; WY.0000.734

Name/Title

Racing Silks, Pink

About this object

The 'silks' worn by jockeys in races are made in the colours chosen by the owner or trainer who employs them, and are registered on a three year renewal cycle. Also known as 'colours', they include a jacket, sleeves and cap.

This set may also have been worn by a driver in trotting or pacing events.

Maker

Genge Court's

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1960-1970

Period

1960s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic, cellophane, rayon
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Inscription and Marks

Neck label: 'GENGE COURT'S'
'Karangahape Road'
'Auckland'
'Made in NZ'

Measurements

see Parts.

Subject and Association Keywords

Sport and Leisure

Object Type

objects

Object number

WY.0000.734

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