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Skis and poles

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (probably, designed)

  • Date:

    1971-1979 (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schwender (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    fibreglass, metal, leather, sheepskin.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:

    T.738:1 to 6-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Red fibreglass cross-country skis, with black leather ski shoes lined in sheepskin and metal ski-poles.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (probably, designed)


1971-1979 (retailed)


Schwender (designer)

Materials and Techniques

fibreglass, metal, leather, sheepskin.


Depth: 65 mm approximate, Length: 1900 mm, Width: 105 mm, Height: 12 cm, Length: 123 cm ski poles

Descriptive line

Skis, red fibreglass, cross-country, Scwender, 1971-1979, with shoes and poles.


Fibreglass; Metal


Metalworking; Moulding


Sport; Footwear; Entertainment & Leisure; Interiors; Household objects; Shekou; Values of Design; Design Society


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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