Artifact Details

Title

T-shirt

Catalog Number

102766528

Type

Physical Object

Date

Circa 1991

Manufacturer

Metaphor Computer Systems

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 1/4 in x 35 in x 29 1/2 in

Description

The front of the t-shirt shows a pink flamingo. The back of the t-shirt shows a flamingo lying on its back having been run over by a truck labeled IBM. There are two dollar bills and some coins in the foreground. The t-shirt was created by Metaphor Computer employees unhappy over IBM's acquisition of the company. The flamingo was the Metaphor mascot.

Category

Ephemera/clothing

Credit

Gift of Debra Herman

Lot Number

X8359.2018