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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Ollie Genoa Matson II, American, 1930 - 2011  Search this
Subject of:
University of San Francisco, American, founded 1855  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and thread
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 31 1/4 × 26 in. (79.4 × 66 cm)
Type:
jerseys
sports uniforms
Place used:
San Franciso, San Francisco county, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1951
Description:
A University of San Francisco jersey, game worn by Ollie Matson. The off-white jersey has long sleeve with three green stripes above the elbows of each sleeve. The number [33] in green is at the front center of the jersey. The jersey is shaped like a leotard at the bottom. A long piece of cloth attaches from the back of the jersey to the front by three buttons. A green number [33] is sewn onto the to the back center.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Football  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.90.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f10aa546-014c-4d35-9ad4-5e14d8d0bb0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.90.15