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Shoes
(c. 1935)

Medium
reptile skin, leather, cotton, rayon, metal
Measurements
(a-b) 12.0 × 7.5 × 26.0 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
(England)
Inscription
none
Accession Number
1998.237.a-b
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Anne Playfoot, Member, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Upper of black and cream reptile skin in oxford style lace-up shoes with high heel, almond shaped toe and low Louis heel. The upper edge is finished with cream bias binding. The three pairs of metal eyelets fasten with plaited cotton/rayon laces, finished with a riveted metal tip. Insole, sole and three-quarter lining of leather, the vamp lining is cream cotton drill.