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Shirt

Shirt

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1990 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Workers for Freedom (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton with machine embroidery

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Simon Waldew

  • Museum number:

    T.458-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Classic menswear is given the distinctive Workers for Freedom decorative treatment. Surfaces that are normally plain feature ornate flourishes. The design duo produce smart nut easy-to-wear separates that offer flexibility for an adventurous clientele. The jacket and shirt are embroidered with subtle, self-coloured floral patterns, whereas the waistcoat has eye-catching, bold applique swirls.

Physical description

Unbleached cotton shirt with machine embroidery on front.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1990 (made)

Artist/maker

Workers for Freedom (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton with machine embroidery

Object history note

Registered File number 1995/993.

Descriptive line

Man's shirt, unbleached cotton with machine embroidery, designed by Workers for Freedom, Great Britain, 1990.

Labels and date

Classic menswear is given the distinctive Workers for Freedom decorative treatment. Surfaces that are normally plain feature ornate flourishes. The design duo produces smart but easy-to-wear separates that offer flexibility for an adventurous clientele. The jacket and shirt are embroidered with subtle, self-coloured floral patterns, whereas the waistcoat has eye-catching, bold appliqué swirls. [1997]

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Machine embroidery

Categories

Fashion; Men's clothes; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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