A blue and orange satin boxing robe worn by Floyd Patterson. The body of the robe is blue with orange accents around at the cuffs, pocket, and lapel that continues down the front opening. The robe fastens with an orange satin sash and has three pockets on the front, one on either side of the waist and one on the proper left breast. The breast pocket has [NY] sewn to it in stylized orange letters. The upper back of the robe reads: [FLOYD / PATTERSON], also in stitched orange letters. A manufacturer's tag is sewn to the interior at the nape of the neck.
This white cotton terry robe (a) and belt (b) were used by Muhammad Ali while training in 1980 at Deer Lake, Pennsylvania, for a fight against Larry Holmes. The robe has full-length sleeves, a turned collar, and falls just below the knees. There are two (2) patch pockets, one at each front side waist, with rounded bottom edges. A white rectangular patch with black text reading "EVERLAST" is sewn to the proper left front chest. Two (2) self-fabric belt loops are sewn to the robe, one at each side waist, for securing the self-fabric belt (b). Black leather letters are sewn on the back across the shoulders reading "MUHAMMAD / ALI" with the name Muhammad arcing over the name Ali. The robe is self-lined in white cotton terry.
White terry cloth Everlast robe worn by Muhammad Ali at the 5th Street Gym. Robe includes a terry cloth belt. On the front right panel, situated on the upper chest, is a label for the brand in worn black letters. [EVERLAST/MADE IN U. S. A./Made Expressly for MUHAMMED ALI]. On the back sewn in large black letters is Muhammad Ali's name [MUHAMMED/ALI].
A robe (.1ab) and a pair of boxing trunks (.2) worn by actor Denzel Washington as “Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter” in the 1999 biopic, “The Hurricane.”
The robe (.1a) is a long-sleeved, knee-length, hooded white terry cloth robe with a belt (.1b). The robe has a center opening with no fasteners. The sleeves end with thick trim that can be folded over to form cuffs. The belt is made of the same material as the robe, and is held in place by two (2) belt loops, one on the proper left side and one on the proper right side. There are two (2) patch pockets on the front of the robe, one on each hip.
The custom-made boxing trunks (.2) are cream satin with a 3-inch black satin waistband and 1-1/2 inch wide black satin vertical stripes on the proper left and proper right sides. The company label reading [EVERLAST/ MADE IN U.S.A.] is sewn into the waistband at the center front. On the interior of the waistband at the center back is a manufacturer's label for the costume company [Eric Winterling, Inc./ New York/ M]. At the bottom of this label, the name [Mr. Washington] is typed onto the label. The trunks are not lined.