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Converse All Stars
Transcript of Converse All Stars
A strong, coarse unbleached cloth made from hemp, flax, or cotton, used to make sails and tents. Function of Converse: All Stars To wear upon our feet to be fashionable and keep your feet from being exposed to outside weather Rubber:
A tough elastic polymeric substance made from the latex of a tropical plant or synthetically. Metal:
A solid material that is typically hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, and ductile, with good electrical and thermal conductivity. Canvas:
Canvas was specifically chosen for warmth and is also chosen so it would be easier to put a design on the shoe. Why These Materials Were Chosen Materials Ueed for the Converse All Stars Rubber:
Rubber is used for the
sole of the shoe and the toe cap in the front of the shoe. Metal:
The metal is used for the eyelets (the holes for the shoe string) and the holes on the sides for air. The metal is there to protect the canvas from ripping Decorative Canvas Rubber Toe cap Metal Eyelets THE
END The History of Canvas Canvas was first used in China. The citizens were making tight cloth by using hemp. Later on they used cotton. The Chinese began creating canvas in 3000 B.C The original design is still the same today. We still use the hemp and cotton Bibliography 1. Hughes, John. "Chuck Taylors: The Myth behind the Autographed Shoe". Chucks Connection. 1997. http://chucksconnection.com/articles/chuck-taylors-myth.html 2. Julie Waston. "Nike Swooshes In on Converse". Forbes. April, 9, 2003. http://www.forbes.com/2003/07/09/cx_jw_0709nike.html 3. Kyle Hightower. "Converse Turns 100". Chucks Connection. May 29, 2008. http://chucksconnection.com/articles/converse-turns-100.html 4. Converse. "Converse History". Inside Hoops. August 5, 2005. http://www.insidehoops.com/converse-history.shtml 5. Hal Peterson. Chuck's The Phenomenon of Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2007 Harry Potter is wearing Converse.