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Two views of sneaker described with great energy and movement. Sneaker in profile (above) in red (with black dots) and black (with white spots) and clear plastic cushioning in black and turquoise. Logo of man dunking basketball on rear of shoe. Sneaker sole (below), segmented in globular compartments, in red, black, and turqoise.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1996 and we acquired it in 2002. Gift of Nike. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

black and color marking pens, turquoise, blue crayon on tracing paper

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27.9 x 35.7 cm (11 in. x 14 1/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 x 2.5 cm (15 5/8 in. x 19 3/4 in. x 1 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and purple ink, in lower right quadrant: TINKER H———/8.22.96

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and purple ink, lower right quadrant: JORDAN 13/CONCEPT./TINKER H———/8.22.96; on velcro closure of upper view of sneaker: J23; in upper right quadrant, above sneaker: MIDFOOT/STRAP./SCHOËLLER/DYNATEC; in lower center: J GAS CUSHIONING; in lower left quadrant: CLEAR/RUBBER [with two arrows, one pointing to upper view of sneaker and one pointing to lower view of sneaker sole]; in upper left quadrant: SCULPTED/FOAM [arrow pointing right]/TPU/INJECTED/SYNTHETIC/SUADE (sic) [arrow pointing right]/COATED PHYLON [arrow pointing right].

Nike, Inc. was the manufacturer and the donor and Tinker Hatfield was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18687041/ |title=Drawing, "Concept Design for Air Jordan XIII Sneaker", 1996 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=19 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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