Used by
Funches, Ethel, American, 1913 - 2010
Date
late 20th century
Medium
metal, rubber, and ink
Dimensions
H x W x D (2015.249.4.12 Putter): 34 1/2 × 1/2 × 4 in. (87.6 × 1.3 × 10.2 cm)
Description
A putter used by Ethel Funches.
The black rubber grip is textured and has some cracks on it. The top half of the grip is torn off and the metal underneath is gold in color. The top of the club is open and hollow.
The shaft of the club is metal and is silver in color and there are several grooved rings going around it. At the base of the shaft there is a thick black tapered area with thing red, green, and white rings around the top of it.
The head of the putter is made of metal and is gold in color. There are several areas with scratches, scuffs, and areas of discoloration.
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Type
golf clubs (equipment)
sports and athletic equipment
Topic
Athletes
Golf
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Grand Niece Angela Kenion-Wynn in Memory of Ethel P. Funches
Object number
2015.249.4.12
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5db6716b5-2b93-4835-8d4d-04486f655206
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