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Ice Skate

Description

Wooden blade with leather straps. Straps have metal buckle. Blade is inserted into the wood base and fastened by screws. Blade is thick metal.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
Tag attached: ""Skates belonged to Josephine Norton (Mrs. Thomas Sanborn). Grandmother of donor, Elsie Whitney Allen (Mrs. Victor B.) #24, c. 1860/ SPNEA""
"SPNEA - Society for the / Preservation of New / England Antiquities / 1989 #24"
Material
leather
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Sports Equipment
Descriptive terms
ice skates
leather
metal
SKATE, ICE
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.425B
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10598

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