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Manufactured by:
Carrera, Italian, founded 1956  Search this
Worn by:
Seba Johnson, born 1973  Search this
Medium:
plastic, cloth, metal, foam
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (18.4 x 15.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
helmets
sports uniforms
Place used:
Nakiska, Alberta, Canada, North and Central America
Date:
1988
Description:
A Carrera helmet worn by Seba Johnson in the Winter Olympics in 1988 and possibly 1992. The yellow ski helmet has a black stripe design and a black nylon chin strap with chin guard composed of black plastic and gray foam. At the center of the front of the helmet there is a navy blue, gold, and white sticker on the front reads: [Virgin Islands / Olympic Team]. At the center of the sticker there is a gold eagle withe the Olympic rings below.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Seba Johnson and Suzy Johnson
Object number:
2011.163.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5083445eb-1de7-47be-832f-f834c31f6e43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.163.4