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Manufactured by:
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., American, founded 1914  Search this
Owned by:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal
Dimensions:
14 3/4 × 10 1/8 × 1 in. (37.5 × 25.7 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
covers (overlying objects)
Date:
ca. 1960
Description:
Red and white tennis racket cover. White type appears on center of either side reading, [Wilson]. The "Wilson" type has been covered with tape. White type near bottom of covering reads [MADE IN/U.S.A.]. Cover has zipper running along side of cover.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donald Felder and family
Object number:
2014.205.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f96727f7-5422-49d3-ab5f-dcd0e78f68cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.205.2.2