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Sumo Programme and Towel - Artifacts

Sumo Wrestling Programme and cotton towel. A: Printed paper booklet has four pages which opens left to right. On the front cover are lines of sumo wrestlers with apron garments in various designs. Black kanji extends down the middle of the front cover. Inside and back cover has advertising. Interior pages show blue photos of sumo wrestlers and kanji. Last page has paragraph in English - Ancient Sumo, Present." The Yomiuri Shimbun now revives the traditional presentation of ancient Sumo which has been suspended for the last seven years." B: Souvenir Towel made of plain white cotton with unfinished ends. L: 34" H: 13.5" . Printed on the towel at left is black outline of fan with tassels and blue kanji used by referees to direct the event. In the center is a brown outline of two figures wrestling. On the right is printed red kanji -
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