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Medium
linen, silk, metal, leather
Measurements
(a-b) 12.7 × 8.0 × 24.5 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
(a-b) stamped on sole: 5
Accession Number
CT73.a-b-1988
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented anonymously, 1988
Gallery location
Gallery 7
Level 2, NGV Australia
Physical description
Shoes of a brocade fabric with cream ground, printed in black, aqua, orange and pink, with silver metallic threads in an all over leaf pattern. The shoes have an almond-shaped toe, a low straight heel and a trap which fastens over the instep with an indented metal button. The sole, half lining and insole are all leather. The top-line has been finished with overstitching.