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Physical Culture Supply Co.

"Aristocrat of Harlem" Renaissance Ballroom Long Sleeve Tee

"Aristocrat of Harlem" Renaissance Ballroom Long Sleeve Tee

Regular price $45.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $45.00 USD
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The vintage graphic from a program promoting the Renaissance Ballroom in Harlem on a long-sleeve tee shirt with Physical Culture Supply Co. private label, part of the Black Fives collection of African American basketball teams. Nicknamed "The Aristocrat of Harlem" for its stateliness, luxury, and grace, the venue was the home court of the New York Rens, the first Black-owned, all-Black, fully professional basketball team in history.

• 100% cotton
• Classic fit with long sleeves and rib cuffs
• Pre-shrunk jersey knit
• Seamless double-needle 7⁄8'' (2.2 cm) collar
• Double-needle bottom hem
• Taped neck and shoulders
• Quarter-turned to avoid crease down the middle

NOTE: Please allow up to 7 days for fulfillment prior to shipping. Also, since this is a custom-printed item, we cannot cancel the order once in production nor accept returns or exchanges, so please carefully review your order, including sizing. Thank you.

For more information on this team, please visit our Teams page at!

Black Fives®, Make History Now®, and New York Rens® are registered trademarks of the Black Fives Foundation. All rights reserved.

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why delivery takes a bit longer. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, environmental impact, and labor unfairness. Thank you for your thoughtful purchasing decision!

Size guide

  LENGTH (inches) WIDTH (inches)
S 28 18
M 29 20
L 30 22
XL 31 24
2XL 32 26
3XL 33 28
4XL 34 30
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The official vintage-style private label of the Black Fives Foundation, was inspired by the widespread Physical Culture movement of the early 1900s, during which basketball first became popular among African Americans.