Lot # 153: Pair of Circa 1934 Baseball Kimonos Influenced by the '34 Tour of Japan

Starting Bid: $300.00

Bids: 6 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Steel17",
which ran from 2/15/2017 10:00 AM to
3/17/2017 9:00 PM

This set of kimonos hails from a baseball Tour of Japan in 1934. Popularized in the 1930s, such tours included some of the most well-known players in the history of the game. These two are a matching adult and child model that was designed by the Japanese specifically for Americans. It is a baseball-themed robe in Excellent condition with Japanese writing interspersed with English baseball terminology such as "Home Run," "Pitcher," "Hit" and "Ball 1." There are many game images and even a linescore. Made of exceptional quality.

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