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Nike cleats worn by Jerry Rice during Super Bowl XXIX

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Nike Inc., American, founded 1971  Search this
Worn by:
Jerry Rice, American, born 1962  Search this
Signed by:
Jerry Rice, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
San Francisco 49ers, American, founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
leather and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2016.66.1a): 4 15/16 × 4 1/4 × 12 1/2 in. (12.5 × 10.8 × 31.8 cm)
H x W x D (2016.66.1b): 4 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 12 1/2 in. (12.1 × 10.8 × 31.8 cm)
Type:
athletic shoes
Place used:
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1995
Description:
A pair of Nike cleats worn and signed by Jerry Rice. The cleats are mostly white with red and black accents and white laces. The outsole and insole sides of both cleats have large red Nike Swoosh symbols. The backs of both cleats have a smaller Swoosh symbol and [NIKE] sewn on in red. The tongues of both cleats have [Jerry Rice] sewn on the outside and [80] sewn on the inside. Jerry Rice's autograph [Jerry Rice / #80] in black marker is on the outsole side of both cleats near the toe. [SB / XXIX] is handwritten in black marker on the insole side of both cleats near the toe. The interior of the cleats are fabric and have white text on the insole side near the upper edge. The text in the left cleat (2016.66.1a) reads: [8 / 96 / 12 1/2 / 2897]. The text in the right cleat (2016.66.1b) reads: [12 1/2 / 2897]. The heels of the interior have been worn. The bottom of the cleats are black and white they have a black background and a white accent down the middle. [NIKE] is printed near the toe. There are 14 spikes on the bottom of each cleat.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Football  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Dr. Harry Edwards
Object number:
2016.66.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd523460eee-f9d3-4e83-9439-0da891a5a0c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.66.1ab