Collection Online
silk (satin), leather, cotton, metal
(a-b) 12.5 × 7.6 × 23.3 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a-b) stamped in gold ink on insole: MADE EXPRESSLY / for Ball & Welch Ltd / MELBOURNE & LONDON
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Mrs Judith Moore, 1982
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Court shoes with uppers and medium height heel covered with black silk satin. The top line is finished with black bias binding and the throat of the high-cut vamp is decorated with a geometric cut-out motif with applied metal beadwork. The toe is almond shaped and the sole and half-lining are leather.