Tennis Racket, "Champion"

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

GUSN

GUSN-223539

Description

Wooden tennis racket; slightly grooved wooden grip; two-toned wood inlay at top of neck; lower section of both sides of frame is painted/taped in light gold color (2 3/4" sections); small nails/tacks around bottom of handle (missing piece of leather)

Details

Descriptive Terms

rackets (sports equipment)
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
Racket, Tennis

Inscription

"CHAMPION" (stamped)
"WRIGHT & DITSON MAKERS/ BOSTON, MASS. U.S.A."
"PATENTED JAN. 3, 05. 88 22/ PATENTED MAR. 6, 00. NEW MODEL 16"

Maker

Wright & Ditson (Maker)

Dimensions

27 1/4 x 8 6/8 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift Wickliffe Draper

Accession Number

1934.150

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)