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Not currently on display at the V&A

Pair of Boots

1994 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Vegetarian Shoes, green polyester and polyurethane boots, Dr. Martens original "Air Wair" air cushion soles, resistant to oil, fat, acid, petrol, and alkali.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Boot
  • Boot
Materials and Techniques
Leather substitute (polyester and polyurethane)
Brief Description
Boots, 'Vegetarian', green polyester and polyurethane with Dr. Martens original "Air Wair" air cushion soles, Doc Martins, Great Britain, 1994
Physical Description
Vegetarian Shoes, green polyester and polyurethane boots, Dr. Martens original "Air Wair" air cushion soles, resistant to oil, fat, acid, petrol, and alkali.
Dimensions
  • Length: 31cm
  • Height: 20.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Credit line
Given by Vegetarian Shoes
Object history
Registered File number 1994/195, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was part of an outfit called 'Eco UK 1991-4' (includes the trousers T.231-1993, the boots T.90-1994 and the jacket T.322-1994).

The T-shirt was lent to the museum for the exhibition.
Bibliographic References
  • Baker, Malcolm, and Brenda Richardson (eds.), A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V&A Publications, 1999.
  • Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the NinetiesDescribed in the exhibition publication, part of an outfit called 'Eco UK 1991-4'.
Collection
Accession Number
T.90:1, 2-1994

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record createdNovember 8, 2002
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