Ice Skate

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

Date

19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-222014

Description

Wooden soles painted red with steel blades that curl up at the toe with acorn tip; screw through heel; leather ankle strap with metal o-rings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ice skates
wood (plant material)
steel (alloy)
leather
Skate, Ice

Inscription

"BLECHMANN/ [Crown Symbol]/ 455A" (Wood burned)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sports Equipment

Dimensions

5 x 5 x 12 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Maria Howard Thacher and Miss Elizabeth M. Thacher

Accession Number

1925.813