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Created by:
Post Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Worn by:
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Medium:
leather, cloth, thread
Dimensions:
a: 10 1/4 x 6 x 3 7/8 in. (26 x 15.2 x 9.8 cm)
b: 10 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 4 in. (26 x 14.3 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
gloves
Place used:
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960
Description:
Dark red brown training boxing gloves worn by Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) and signed in Louisville, as indicated by the penned note inside the left glove near the wrist. Gloves are edged in faded yellow fabric and tied with dark, faded strings. Stitching throughout the glove is in white thread. On the outside fronts of both gloves below the wrist are manufacturer's labels. [POST / MANUFACTURING CO. / NEW YORK]. Inside the left glove, near the wrist, is a note in faded red ink. [SIGNED BY / CASSIUS CLAY/ Louisville / 1960]. Inside the right glove, near the wrist, is a note in blue pen [From / Cassius Clay / 1960]. Gloves are well worn and wrinkled. The right glove has dark discolorations near the top of the glove on the right side.
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:
2012.173.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd52fa64257-8aa9-4af0-81f5-6675190fed68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.173.3ab