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Tennis Trophy

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | August 8, 2017
Tennis trophy

This trophy is from the 1919 Northwest Lawn Tennis Championship, awarded to Marguerite Davis of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is made from woven cloth with floral and butterfly motifs pressed between two circular glass plates and bound with sterling silver banding.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this trophy in our collections database.