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underpants - Shorty briefs

Shorty briefs

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (designed)
    Sri Lanka (made)
    Sri Lanka

  • Date:


  • Artist/Maker:

    DaDa Underwear (designer)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the company

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Britain (designed)
Sri Lanka (made)
Sri Lanka




DaDa Underwear (designer)

Object history note

Registered File: 2015/610

Descriptive line

Men's underpants, striped design, bamboo and cotton, Britain (designed), Sri Lanka (made), 2015

Labels and date

The shorty

The shorty is one of DaDa's three classic styles. It hugs the hips and is designed with a pouch to add comfort, volume and support. DaDa's underwear is made in Sri Lanka from bamboo, elastane and organic cotton. Its manufacturers are audited regularly and pay their workers a living wage. Its packaging is made from recycled paper.

The shorty
Scotland, Edinburgh (designed) and Sri Lanka (made), 2015
Bamboo, organic cotton and elastane
V&A: T.118-2015
Given by the company [16/04/2016-12/03/2017]


Bamboo; Cotton; Elastane


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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