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Object ID # 2012.002.003
Object Name Cap
Title Runner's Cap (1989)
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1988
Year Range to 1989
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Owen Sound, Grey County
Description Soft-style, unlined man's cap. It is made of machine-stitched white cotton fabric, and has a stiff blue plastic visor brim. There is some narrow interfacing, and a back elastic. The front of the cap is printed in green with "WINNER'S DAY". In blue lettering, the nearby printing includes the logo of The YM-YWCA of Owen Sound, the Sun Times newspaper, the Georgian Bay Symphony, the Bruce Grey Literacy Network and YMCA International. There is a reflective rectangular label affixed to the underside of the brim.
Makers mark No maker's mark observed. It likely was printed locally by a sportswear-related printing company?
Provenance Manufacturer unknown. Likely printed in Owen Sound, Grey County. Dates to 1988-1989.

Belonged to John Dickinson. He was a participant, an official, an assistant race director and then the Director of the Owen Sound YMCA-YWCA and The Sun Times' Triathlon organization. He told museum staff that it only lasted four years. It used Kelso Beach for its swimming departure, and the running and cycling were done in Georgian Bluffs.

Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's
Material Cotton/Plastic/Interfacing/Elastic/Inks/Thread/Foil
Dimensions H-11 W-20.5 L-27 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County