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T-shirt

T-shirt

  • Place of origin:

    England (designed)

  • Date:

    1971 (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mr Freedom (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Flock printed cotton jersey stretch plush

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Freedom

  • Museum number:

    T.214-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Long sleeved green cotton jersey stretch plush T-shirt with black patch insertions consisting of circular elbow and underarm patches, and a back band at the top of the left sleeve. Flock printed on the front with slogan 'Ramalama Ding Dong' below a treble clef, musical notes and stave in white.

Place of Origin

England (designed)

Date

1971 (retailed)

Artist/maker

Mr Freedom (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Flock printed cotton jersey stretch plush

Marks and inscriptions

'RAMALAMA DING DONG'
Flock printed slogan on the front

Object history note

The slogan on the shirt comes from a song by "The Edsels", a late 50s-early 60s American doo-wop group.

Descriptive line

Long sleeved cotton jersey stretch plush T-shirt, designed by Mr Freedom, England, 1971

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

no. 120
Fashion : An Anthology by Cecil Beaton. London : H.M.S.O., 1971

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Plush; Flock; Flock

Techniques

Machine sewing; Flocking

Subjects depicted

Musical notation

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Informal wear

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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