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Men's Rip Curl Triple Density board shorts

Date: 2000
Overall: 550 x 400 mm, 0.24 kg
Clothing size: 32
Medium: Nylon
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Rip Curl Australia Pty Ltd
Object Name: Boardshorts
Object No: 00030697
Place Manufactured:Zhonghua

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    These black nylon boardshorts are made by Rip Curl. Labelled as 'Triple Density' they feature red and white detailing, a velcro zip and a cord tie at the waist. A red plastic wax comb is attached to the inside of the right pocket.

    SignificanceThese boardshorts are representative of the innovative designs and textile technologies used by Australian surf wear manufacturers such as Rip Curl in the 2000s.
    HistoryDuring the 1960s boardshorts, made from polyester or nylon, were generally associated with beach sports, like surfing and wakeboarding. Designed to be durable and quick drying they have since grown in popularity as casual everyday wear in Australia and North America.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Men's Rip Curl Triple Density board shorts

    Web title: Men's Rip Curl 'Triple Density' boardshorts

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