Pair of football cleats signed by Colin Kaepernick

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Description
Nike-brand cleats signed by Colin Kaepernick. Shoes are in the red and gold colors of the San Francisco 49ers. Nike swooshes on the outside of the shoe are backwards. Each shoe in signed underneath the swoosh on the outside of the shoe on a gold panel in black marker. Strap along left achilles at back of shoe reads [#CUL8R], strap along right achilles reads [NIKEFB]. Along bottom of shoe, part of the rubber, reads [NIKECARBON-V PROPULSION SYSTEM].
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Harry Edwards
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Clothing-Historical
ca. 2014
Object number
2017.10.2ab
Created by
Nike Inc., American, founded 1971
Worn by
Colin Rand Kaepernick, American, born 1987
Signed by
Colin Rand Kaepernick, American, born 1987
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Medium
rubber and synthetic fiber
Dimensions
H x W x D (a, left shoe): 6 × 4 × 12 1/2 in. (15.2 × 10.2 × 31.8 cm)
H x W x D (b, right shoe): 6 × 4 × 12 1/2 in. (15.2 × 10.2 × 31.8 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
athletic shoes