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Helmet for the San Francisco 49ers worn by Jerry Rice

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Riddell, American, founded 1929  Search this
Worn by:
Jerry Rice, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
San Francisco 49ers, American, founded 1946  Search this
plastic, metal, padding, synthetic fiber, paint
H x W x D (On Form): 11 3/4 × 10 × 11 1/2 in. (29.8 × 25.4 × 29.2 cm)
H x W x D (Flat): 10 × 9 1/2 × 12 3/4 in. (25.4 × 24.1 × 32.4 cm)
sports uniforms
Place used:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
A San Francisco 49ers football helmet worn by Jerry Rice.
The gold Riddell football helmet is gold, with a white center stripe bordered by two red stripes down the center of the helmet. It has a gray face guard and a white chin strap. A white rectangle in the front center reads [Riddell] in black. On either side of the helmet is the white [SF] logo inside a red oval with a black border.
On the lower left side of the back of the helmet there is a red, white, and blue [NFL] logo. There are white stars and a white football in the blue section at the top. The text is in red on a white background. On the lower right side there is a clear [WARNING] sticker with black text. Some of the text has faded. There is a smaller faded sticker above it. There is a piece of white plastic in the bottom center of the helmet. There is a faded yellow rectangle sticker with [49ERS] in fancy red text.
The interior padding is white. There is a white [WARNING] label with red text. There is also a red rectangle sticker with white text that reads [RICE 80].
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, Gift of the Jock Michael Smith Collection
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Jock Michael Smith Collection
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
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