Football cleats worn by Emmitt Smith

Manufactured by
Reebok International Ltd., British, founded 1895
Worn by
Emmitt Smith, American, born 1969
Medium
imitation leather
Dimensions
H x W x D (Left shoe, a): 6 × 4 1/4 × 12 1/4 in. (15.2 × 10.8 × 31.1 cm)
H x W x D (Right shoe, b): 6 × 4 1/4 × 12 1/4 in. (15.2 × 10.8 × 31.1 cm)
Type
athletic shoes
Place depicted
Dallas, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date
2002-2004
Description
One pair of blue and white size 12 1/2 Reebok football cleats worn by Emmitt Smith. Shoes have minor scuffing at the toe and lower third of the leather. Both shoes have the number 22 written in black marker at the heel. Text on outsole of both shoes reads [AUTHENTIC / reebok / FOOTBALL]. Tag on inside of tongue on both shoes reads [EQUIPMENT / NFL / MADE IN CHINA / FABRIQUE EN CHINE / USA UK EUR CM / 12.5 11.5 46 30.5]. Tag on insole of both shoes reads [EQUIPMENT / NFL / ENGINEERED BY REEBOK TO THE / EXACT SPECIFICATIONS OF THE / NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE / NAME # (blank) / 8NFIELD reebok]. Sticker on inside of right shoe reads [PROVA / Let's Get Legit! / www.provagroup.com / Z4vuNK2w1r].
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
2017.84.3ab
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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