Used by
Funches, Ethel, American, 1913 - 2010
Date
late 20th century
Medium
metal and rubber
Dimensions
H x W x D (2015.249.4.15 Ball Retriever): 43 × 2 1/4 × 1 3/4 in. (109.2 × 5.7 × 4.4 cm)
Description
A golf ball retriever used by Ethel Funches.
The retriever is made of metal and is silver in color. The top of it has a hole and is hollow. There are three textured rings going around the top. The same thee textured rings are going around the base of the pole. There is a rounded scooper at the base of the pole. It is attached with a nail. It has four cutouts on it as well. The pole can extend almost double the length.
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
2015.249.4.15
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bec1bce1-d5e6-41b9-92e2-132208b03c75
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