Badminton Set

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Description
This badminton set from the early 20th century was produced by the Abercrombie and Fitch Company. Badminton clubs were organized in the United States as early as 1878, but the sport didn't become truly popular in the nation until the 1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
user
Patterson, Mary Marvin Breckinridge
maker
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 33 in x 11 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 83.82 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
1982.0110.24
accession number
1982.0110
catalog number
1982.0110.24
Credit Line
Mrs. Jefferson Patterson
subject
Badminton
recreational
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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