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Soccer ball from the Women's World Cup 1999

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948  Search this
Owned by:
Briana Scurry, born 1971  Search this
Subject of:
United States Women's National Soccer Team, American, founded 1985  Search this
Medium:
polyester on syntactic foam and rubber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (deflated): 4 × 8 1/4 × 9 1/8 in. (10.2 × 21 × 23.2 cm)
Type:
balls (recreational artifacts)
Place made:
Morocco, North Africa, Africa
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Germany, Europe
Date:
1999
Description:
An official match soccer ball for the 1999 Women's World Cup. The soccer ball is predominantly white with reflective stars and multicolored abstract shape decorations. Each of the decorations depicts iconic landmarks in the eight venue cities: San Jose, San Francisco, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. Dark blue type on one side of ball reads: [OFFICIAL / MATCH BALL / OF THE FIFA / WOMEN'S / WORLD CUP / 1999]. Dark blue type on another side of the ball reads: [TWO YEAR STITCHING AND SHAPE GUARANTEE / Engineered in / Germany]. Dark blue type on another side of the ball reads: [FIFA / APPROVED / 202.P7R]. Another side of the ball has a logo in dark blue and red that reads: [ICON]. Another side of the ball reads: [DRUCK/PRESSURE/PRESSION / PRESION 0, 9-1, 1 BAR / MADE IN MOROCCO]. Another side of the ball has the Adidas logo on it.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Soccer  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Briana Scurry
Object number:
2015.58.15
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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/fd5431ca3bc-3720-4b96-8335-112f767c3bfc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.58.15