Ice Skate

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-10598

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

Descriptive Terms

ice skates
wood (plant material)
metal
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""
"SPNEA - Society for the / Preservation of New / England Antiquities / 1989 #24"

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.425B