Tennis Racket

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

GUSN

GUSN-223537

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

Descriptive Terms

rackets (sports equipment)
wood (plant material)
leather
Racket, Tennis

Inscription

"ALEXANDRA./ B [surrounded by circle]/ 6" (stamped/engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sports Equipment

Dimensions

25 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1933.1400