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Manufactured by:
Kappa, Italian, founded 1916  Search this
Worn by:
Edwin Moses, American, born 1955  Search this
nylon and ink
H x W x D (On Form): 13 × 14 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (33 × 36.8 × 21.6 cm)
athletic shorts
sports uniforms
Place used:
Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe
A pair of white and blue track shorts worn by Edwin Moses. The shorts are blue with white borders around legs and white panels at the sides. There is a white Kappa logo of a man and a woman sitting back-to-back at the bottom of the proper left leg. The logo is also repeated in a vertical line along the white side panels. At the bottom of the sides there is a blue horizontal stripe followed by a red horizontal stripe.
The shorts have an elastic waist band with a white tie at the interior front and white mesh interior lining. The interior tag reads [L / Official / Sponsor / U.S. Track / and Field / Team.] in red on the proper left, and the logo for Kappa is on the proper right. A second tag has manufacturing information.
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Jock Michael Smith Collection
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Jock Michael Smith Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture