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Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970s (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Suede, rubber

  • Museum number:

    T.195:1, 2-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of blue suede brothel creepers, with a quilted pattern on the top and on the sides. Thick rubber soles.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1970s (made)

Materials and Techniques

Suede, rubber

Object history note

Registered File number 1994/516, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, part of "Pre Teddy Boy" outfit (includes the suit : jacket T.191-1994 and trousers T.192-1994, the tie T.195-1994 and the shirt T.193-1994). The shoes were worn by Dave Forrest.

Descriptive line

Shoes, blue suede brothel creepers, Great Britain, 1970s

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

Described in the exhibition publication, where they were called 'Teddy Boy Revival UK Late 1960s'.
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties

Materials

Suede; Rubber

Techniques

Quilted

Categories

Fashion; Men's clothes; Footwear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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