Duckpin used by Elizabeth "Toots" Barger

Duckpin used by Elizabeth "Toots" Barger

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Description (Brief)
Cream colored wooden duckpin with red painted crown design at neck. This duckpin was usesd by Elizabeth "Toots" Barger, considered one of America's greatest duckpin bowlers. Toots, a Baltimore native, was the top-ranked woman in her sport 13 times between 1947 and 1958.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
duckpin
date made
ca 1930
associated person
Barger, M. Elizabeth
maker
Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
1984.0200.01
accession number
1984.0200
catalog number
1984.0200.01
Credit Line
M. Elizabeth Barger
subject
Bowling
Professional
Sports
Women
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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