Manufactured by
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948
Subject of
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, American, born 1962
nylon, plastic, metal
2013.219.7a: 3 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (9.2 x 10.8 x 26.7 cm)
2013.219.7b: 3 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (9.2 x 10.8 x 26.7 cm)
A pair of track shoes worn by Jackie Joyner-Kersee. The shoes are white with three vertical, orange stripes on the outside of each shoe. At the center of the tongue of the shoe is an orange box with the Adidas logo in black at center. The heel of the shoe is blue and also has the Adidas logo in white. The laces of the shoes are white. The shoes have plastic treads with six metal spikes screwed into the bottom. The left shoe is inscribed at on top by the toe of the shoe with "Olympic Trials" in black marker. Both shoes are signed "Jackie J. Kersee" on the right side of the heel in black marker.
Place made
Germany, Europe
Place used
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
track shoes
Clothing and dress
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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