Ice skating

Pair of women’s ice skates consisting of a soft black leather boot, laced with 16 holes and metal blades screwed underneath. Wool lining, Dupuis Frères logo marked under the sole.

  • Accession Number 2021.02.OBJ.02.1-2
  • Fabricant / Éditeur The Starr M' P' G. Co.
  • Period 1st quarter of the 20th century
  • Materials fiber, metal, skin, leather
  • Measurements 26 x 8 cm
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Historical context

These wool-lined women’s ice skates feature a soft, black leather boot laced with 16 holes and metal blades screwed underneath. Canadian-made, they were available at the Dupuis Frères store from the late 1920s to the late 1930s. The white color for women’s skates was popularized in the following decade. In its 1930-1931 catalog, the company proudly states “In the sports department, Dupuis forgets neither ladies nor youn...

  • Accession Number 2021.02.OBJ.02.1-2
  • Fabricant / Éditeur The Starr M' P' G. Co.
  • Period 1st quarter of the 20th century
  • Materials fiber, metal, skin, leather
  • Measurements 26 x 8 cm
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© Collection Pointe-à-Callière, Frédéric Cloutier fonds,2021.002.OBJ.002.1-2
Photo by Louis-Etienne Dore

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