Ice skates

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-20371

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

Descriptive Terms

ice skates
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
wood (plant material)
Iron
Leather
Brass
SKATE, ICE

Inscription

Engraved on ankle support: ""BLONDIN SKATE/ PATD./ OCT. 2D 1860""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.125 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3526AB