Ice Skate

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-10597

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

ice skates
metal
wood (plant material)
leather
SKATE, ICE

Inscription

Tag attached: ""Skates belonged to Josephine Norton (Mrs. Thomas Sanborn). Grandmother of donor, Elsie Whitney Allen (Mrs. Victor B.) #24, c. 1860/ SPNEA""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sports Equipment

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Whitney Allen

Accession Number

1995.425A