Figure skate covers used by Melodie Sweeney

Description (Brief):

Red plaid cloth figure skate covers with red plastic trim. They have a brown carrying handle and a red plastic name tag sewn onto the front. This was used to carry figure skates so they would not get damaged or dirty. They were used by the donor, Melodie Sweeney, in the 1960's at a community pond where she skated with her parents. Later she used them in junior and senior high at the Marriot Twin Bridges, a smaller outdoor rink.

Date Made: 1960's

User: Sweeney-Gamble, Melodie

Location: Currently not on view

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: Ice SkatingLevel Of Sport: recreationalWeb Subject: Women


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0171.02Accession Number: 2003.0171Catalog Number: 2003.0171.02

Object Name: Coverscovers, ice skatingskate covers, ice skating

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)fabric (overall material)Measurements: overall: 42.9 cm x 41 cm; 16 7/8 in x 16 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1213018

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