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Tennis Racket

Description

Wooden tennis racket; front and back of hand grip comprised of three types of inlaid wood creating vertical stripes of dark, medium, and light brown; 1 1/8" leather band with cloth ribbon overlay, which is above grip and attached with small nails/tacks; v-shaped inlay of darker toned wood on neck; one screw at top of neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"ALEXANDRA./ B [surrounded by circle]/ 6" (stamped/engraved)
Material
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Sports Equipment
Descriptive terms
leather
Racket, Tennis
rackets (sports equipment)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1400
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
223537

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