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Manufactured by:
Invicta, Italian, founded 1906  Search this
Worn by:
Seba Johnson, born 1973  Search this
Medium:
plastic, foam, nylon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (28.6 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm)
Type:
bracers
sports uniforms
Date:
ca. 1988
Description:
Two arm shields worn by Seba Johnson in the 1988 and/or 1992 Winter Olympics. The green plastic arm shields have blue nylon and Velcro straps. [Invicta] is printed in red text with white background on the exterior side of shields. The interior is a gray foam lining on interior with the initials: [SJ] written on them. The exterior of one of the guards has a sticker with indecipherable markings on other end.
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:
2011.163.5ab
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/fd50d4f52f1-b835-4f1e-a674-32ee02ef4fdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.163.5ab