Manufactured by
Mitchell & Ness Co., American, founded 1904
Signed by
Jerry Rice, American, born 1962
Subject of
San Francisco 49ers, American, founded 1946
National Football League, American, founded 1920
Date
1994-2016
Medium
polyester, nylon, and spandex
Dimensions
H x W: 31 1/2 × 38 1/2 in. (80 × 97.8 cm)
Chest: 24 in. (61 cm)
Description
A Mitchell & Ness San Francisco 49ers throwback jersey signed by Jerry Rice. The jersey is all red with white details. The front of the jersey has a white number [80] stitched on at center. In the top right of the chest there is a NFL 75th anniversary patch sewn on. The patch has a blue and green background with a [75] and the NFL logo at center. In the bottom right corner of the front of the jersey, there is a throwback patch. The patch has a depiction of a football player and text that reads: [Throwback / (NFL logo) / Authentic / Nostalgia Co. / Mitchell & Ness / Philadelphia, PA / NFL Players]. Below the throwback patch, a sewn on tag reads: [1994 / Jerry Rice]. Three white bars adorn each sleeve. At the interior neck, there are two small tags on top of one another. The first tag is white with red lettering that reads [Nostalgia Co. / Mitchell & Ness / Philadelphia, PA. U.S.A.]. The second tag, underneath the white tag, is red with white lettering and reads: [44 (L) / Made in China]. Inside the bottom hem are two white tags with black lettering. The first tag has materials and care instructions. The second tag has serial numbers, the Mitchell & Ness logo and a QR code. The back of the jersey has the name [RICE] sewn on white lettering at the top. At center, the number [80] is sewn on in white. Jerry Rice’s signature in black ink is located inside the [0].
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Place made
China, Asia
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
jerseys
sports uniforms
Topic
Athletes
Football
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Dr. Harry Edwards
Object number
2016.66.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d03da6e5-0dc8-446a-9fcc-342426f9c918
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