Football jersey worn by Emmitt Smith as a member of the Dallas Cowboys

Manufactured by
Reebok International Ltd., British, founded 1895
Worn by
Emmitt Smith, American, born 1969
Medium
nylon
Dimensions
H x W (Flat): 39 × 34 1/2 in. (99.1 × 87.6 cm)
Type
jerseys
sports uniforms
Place depicted
Dallas, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date
2001
Description
Football jersey worn by Emmitt Smith as a member of the Dallas Cowboys. The jersey is blue with white sleeves. White stars with blue and white trim are stiched on at the shoulders, and white numbers [22] with blue and white trim are stiched on the front and back. Blue numbers 22 are stiched on the sleeves. Stiched on in white letters on upper back is [E. SMITH]. Two tags on the collar read [01-44] and [(blue and white circular logo) / WE TRAK / www.wetrak.com]. Sticker adhered to jersey at right of WE TRAK tag reads [WT288104251] in black print. Tag at front bottom of jersey reads [reebok / (Dallas Cowboys helmet) / Designed and engineered / to the exact specifications / of the Dallas Cowboys]. Two small tags adhered to jersey using shared stitching read [4"L.B.] and [44]. Tag on lower interior of jersey reads [100% NYLON / MADE IN / BERLIN, WI / U.S.A. / OVER FOR CARE] with [NOV 22, 2001] written over it in black marker. Reverse of tag has washing instructions. WETRAK tag is adhered to jersey with zip tie through mesh at front lower right. Tag gives [WT2388104251] on front and notice of certification by WeTrak, Inc. on the back.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Emmitt Smith From His Personal Collection
Object number
2017.84.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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