Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.



  • We acquired this object.


  • You found it!

T-shirt, 1984

This is a T-shirt. It was designed by Robert Rauschenberg and made for WilliWear Productions. It is dated 1984 and we acquired it in 2022. Its medium is screenprint on cotton. It is a part of the department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W: Approx. 76.2 × 50.8 cm (30 × 20 in.)

Cite this object as

T-shirt, 1984; Designed by Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925–2008); Made for WilliWear Productions; screenprint on cotton; H x W: Approx. 76.2 × 50.8 cm (30 × 20 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 2022-37-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Willi Smith: Street Couture.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/2318802501/ |title=T-shirt, 1984 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=9 June 2023 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>