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Pair of sandals

Pair of sandals

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (designed)

  • Date:

    1994 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Birkenstock (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nubuck leather and metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Natural Shoe Store

  • Museum number:

    T.726:1, 2-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of light brown nubuck leather sandals with contoured footbed and metal buckles.

Place of Origin

Germany (designed)

Date

1994 (made)

Artist/maker

Birkenstock (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Nubuck leather and metal

Object history note

Registered File number 1994/1528, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was part of an outfit called 'Fashion Casual - Katharine Hamnett UK Spring/Summer 1994' (includes the trousers T.168-1994, the sweatshirt T.169-1994, the hat T.170-1994 and the scarf T.171-1994).

These sandals, which are also colloquially known as "Birkenstocks", accompanied the Fashion Casual ensemble displayed in the V&A's Street Style exhibition, designed by Katharine Hamnett for Spring/Summer 1994.

Descriptive line

Sandals, nubuck (leather), light brown, Birkenstock, Germany, 1994

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

Described in the exhibition publication, part of an outfit called 'Fashion Casual - Katharine Hamnett UK Spring/Summer 1994'.
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties

Materials

Nubuck; Metal

Categories

Footwear; Fashion; Men's clothes; Day wear; Informal wear; Streetstyle exhibition 1994

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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