Boxing headgear worn by Muhammad Ali

Created by
Everlast Worldwide, Inc., founded 1910
Owned by
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Subject of
Dundee's 5th St. Gym, American, 1950 - 1983
Date
ca. 1973
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
Medium
leather, padding, cloth, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 7 in. (21.6 x 26.7 x 17.8 cm)
Caption
It was in this gym and the surrounding neighborhood with its vibrant mix of racial, political and cultural identities, some have argued, that Cassius Clay took his first crucial steps to becoming Muhammad Ali.
Description
Black leather boxing headgear with yellow interior. Open face design with cheek protection and adjustable head and chin straps for customized fit. "EVERLAST" label on front.
Place collected
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Type
headgear
Topic
Athletes
Boxing
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.19.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50a5a8689-3d5d-4937-9685-c95093c4b164
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