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Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) races 1979 millennium year sweatshirt

Date made: 1979

Maker: Fleecy Knitwear

Description: Small, yellow cotton polyester sweatshirt made in Romania. Dark brown printed design on front with the words, 'Isle of Man T.T. Races 1979 Millennium Year'. Millennium symbol in centre with pictures of racers inside the symbol. Length: 62 cm. Cuff to cuff: 150 cm.

It was purchased for £3.99 from Oxfam during Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) fortnight.

In 1979, the Isle of Man celebrated 1000 years of Tynwald, the oldest continuous parliament in the world. The Millennium celebrations took place all over the Island, with many special events.

Materials: cotton polyester

Object name: sweatshirt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1990-0202

Subject tags : #TT&MOTORSPORT


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