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Pair of trainers - Nike Air Max

Nike Air Max

  • Object:

    Pair of trainers

  • Place of origin:

    Oregon (designed)
    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nike, Inc. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plastic

  • Museum number:

    T.291:1, 2-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of plastic trainers.

Place of Origin

Oregon (designed)
Korea (made)

Date

1992 (made)

Artist/maker

Nike, Inc. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Plastic

Dimensions

Height: 130 mm, Width: 80 mm, Length: 300 mm

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1992/2098.

Descriptive line

Pair of plastic trainers 'Nike Air Max', designed by Nike, Oregon, made in Korea, 1992

Labels and date

1. RUNNING SHOE: NIKE AIR MAX
Designed by Nike, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A.
Made Korea, 1992
Plastics
T.291:1-1992
The firm, Nike, takes its name from Nike, the winged
goddess of victory. Nike employs sixty designers and
releases 500 footwear designs each year. The first Air
Max shoe to make the internal components of its sole
visible was issued in Spring 1982. The shoes are worn
by athletes but are aimed primarily at a youthful market
for which high-performance footwear is currently
fashionable. The aesthetics of the shoe are more
important than its performance in use. []

Materials

Plastic

Categories

Fashion; Footwear; Sport; Plastic

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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