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Ice skates

Description

Pair of ice skates. Wooden soles, iron blades, leather toe and ankle straps, brass ankle and heel supports. Foliate detail engraved on ankle support.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Inscriptions
Engraved on ankle support: ""BLONDIN SKATE/ PATD./ OCT. 2D 1860""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Sports Equipment
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
ice skates
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
SKATE, ICE
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.125 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3526AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20371

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