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Not currently on display at the V&A


1994 (made)
Place of origin

Grey-brown cotton T-shirt, with a Buddha design.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Brief description
T-shirt, cotton, Low Pressure, Great Britain, 1994
Physical description
Grey-brown cotton T-shirt, with a Buddha design.
  • Weight: 0.46kg
Production typeReady to wear
Object history
Registered File number 1994/2122, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, part of the outfit called 'Snowboarder UK 1994' (includes the trousers T.1006-1994, the jacket T.1007-1994, the hat T.1009-1994, the pullover T.1010-1994 and the boots T.1012-1994).
Historical context
Since the late 1970s sportswear has been appropriated by many subcultural groups. This snowboarder outfit combines elements of ski and surf/skateboarding fashion. It was compiled by Low Pressure, the manufacturers of the fleece hat and top which are made from fabric using recycled plastic and eco-friendly cotton.
Bibliographic reference
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties Described in the exhibition publication, part of the outfit called 'Snowboarder UK 1994'.
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Record createdJanuary 28, 2011
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