Cleats worn and signed by Rickey Jackson during Super Bowl XXIX

Manufactured by
Reebok International Ltd., British, founded 1895
Worn by
Jackson, Rickey Anderson
Signed by
Jackson, Rickey Anderson
Subject of
San Francisco 49ers, American, founded 1946
Medium
leather and plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D (2016.66.2a): 7 1/4 × 4 1/2 × 12 11/16 in. (18.4 × 11.4 × 32.2 cm)
H x W x D (2016.66.2b): 7 3/8 × 4 1/2 × 12 11/16 in. (18.7 × 11.4 × 32.2 cm)
Type
athletic shoes
Place made
China, Asia
Date
ca. 1995
Description
A pair of Reebok cleats worn and signed by Rickey Jackson. The size 13 cleats are black, white, and red with the Reebok logo throughout. The logo can be found on the sides, the back, and the straps. The exterior of the tongue is black and has white lettering that reads: [Reebok / Mid Victorious]. The cleats have a high ankle with a white strap attached to the back. The number [57] has been handwritten, in black, on both straps. On the interior of the tongue, a white tag with black and red writing reads has make and size information. The bottom of the cleats have a series of seven studs and [Reebok] in white lettering up the middle. Each shoe has an inscription and signature. 2016.66.2a (left cleat) has [Super Bowl XXIX / To The Dr / Rickey Jackson # 57 / 49ers] written in black ink on the outer sole side. 2016.66.2b (right cleat) has [Rickey Jackson / # 57 / 49ners] written in black on the outer sole side and [57] written on the interior outer sole side, up at the top of the cleat.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Dr. Harry Edwards
Object number
2016.66.2ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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