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silk, leather, wood, elastic
(a-b) 9.5 × 7.0 × 24.5 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
(a-b) printed in gold ink on insole: h M & G HERMANN / Bally / Importé de Suisse / PONTE ® / SHANK / AUSTR. PAT. NR. / 244.184
stamped into insole: leather sole / compo insole / wood & leather heel / Made in Switzerland / By BALLY
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Rowena Clark, 1984
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Shoes with shallow square toe, curved throat and low broad heel. Uppers of pale apricot silk satin, with elasticised straped at instep trimmed with broad flat box in matching silk satin. The heel is covered with the silk satin, and the insole and full lining. Leather sole and heel top-piece.