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Created by:
Everlast Worldwide, Inc., founded 1910  Search this
Owned by:
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Dundee's 5th St. Gym, American, 1950 - 1983  Search this
Medium:
leather, padding, cloth, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 7 in. (21.6 x 26.7 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
headgear
Place collected:
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1973
Caption:
It was in this gym and the surrounding neighborhood with its vibrant mix of racial, political and cultural identities, some have argued, that Cassius Clay took his first crucial steps to becoming Muhammad Ali.
Description:
Black leather boxing headgear with yellow interior. Open face design with cheek protection and adjustable head and chin straps for customized fit. "EVERLAST" label on front.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.19.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50a5a8689-3d5d-4937-9685-c95093c4b164
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.19.1