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Training robe worn by Muhammad Ali at the 5th Street Gym

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Manufactured by
Everlast Worldwide, Inc., founded 1910
Worn by
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Medium
terry, thread
Dimensions
L x W (Robe): 43 1/2 × 27 1/2 in. (110.5 × 69.9 cm)
L x W (Belt): 75 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (192.4 × 4.4 cm)
Type
robes
Place used
Miami Beach, Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1964
Description
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].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
Clothing and dress
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.173.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture