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Manufactured by:
MacGregor, American  Search this
Used by:
Ethel Funches, American, 1913 - 2010  Search this
vinyl, leather, metal, plastic, ink, and thread
H x W x D: 35 × 16 × 9 1/2 in. (88.9 × 40.6 × 24.1 cm)
bag (container)
late 20th century
A leather and vinyl golf bag used by Ethel Funches.
The brim of the bag is gold and there is green underneath. There are handles and metal rivets on the green section. Most of the bag is a floral pattern on a white background. The flowers and leaves are brown, golden yellow, red, pink, green, and black. They appear to be pixelated and textured, resembling needlepoint. There are several areas of green fabric on the bag, covering the floral pattern.
There is a padded shoulder adjustable strap, attached with metal fasteners. There is a long zipper going down the front proper left side and there is also a small zipper pocket on the bottom proper left side.
There is a small circular black plastic base at the bottom of the bag. There are metal rivets around the base and on the underside of the bag.
Inside the bag there is a green divider going across the top. There is also a green tag with white text which reads [LR48 / 8 3].
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Golf  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Grand Niece Angela Kenion-Wynn in Memory of Ethel P. Funches
Object number:
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
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On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture