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Manufactured by:
Nike Inc., American, founded 1971  Search this
Worn by:
Vonetta Flowers, American, born 1973  Search this
Medium:
plastic and cloth with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2016.67.3a): 4 1/4 × 3 7/8 × 10 1/2 in. (10.8 × 9.8 × 26.7 cm)
H x W x D (2016.67.3b): 4 1/4 × 3 7/8 × 10 1/2 in. (10.8 × 9.8 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
athletic shoes
sports uniforms
Date:
2005-2006
Description:
Nike bobspikes used by Vonetta Flowers for competitions during the 2005-2006 bobsledding season. The bobspikes, both size 8 are all black on the exterior with a white Nike swoosh symbols on either side. At the center of the spikes, a zipper runs from the top to slightly above the toe. The exterior heels have [USA] sewn above another Nike symbol. The interior of the spikes are a red cloth. The bottoms have metal spikes at the toe.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Bobsledding  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.67.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd56dbccab3-cd63-4dd2-b32b-64f8afa938ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.67.3ab