Ice Skating Costume, worn by Kristi Yamaguchi

Description (Brief):

Costume worn by American figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (b. 1971) as a member of the "Stars on Ice" tour, with whom she performed from 1992 - 2002..

Description (Brief)

Yamaguchi, a native Californian, became the first Asian American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in figure skating when she finished first in women's singles at the 1992 Winter Games (Albertville, Canada.)

Description (Brief)

The skater also won two World Figure Skating Championships (1991 & 1992.) She was also an accomplished pairs skater, winning two U.S. championships with partner Rudy Galindo in 1989 and 1990.

Date Made: 1990s

User: Yamaguchi, KristiMaker: Sheehan, Lauren

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: Figure skatingWeb Subject: SportsLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: WomenAsian Pacific Americans


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Credit Line: Gift from Kristi Yamaguchi

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0165.01Accession Number: 2003.0165Catalog Number: 2003.0165.01

Object Name: costumeskating costume

Physical Description: fabric (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 69 cm x 35.5 cm; 27 5/32 in x 13 31/32 inoverall, mounted: 29 1/2 in x 18 in x 15 in; 74.93 cm x 45.72 cm x 38.1 cm


Record Id: nmah_1213013

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