Collection Online
leather, kid, synthetic cork, resin, cotton, metal
14.5 × 25.5 × 9.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Adelaide, South Australia
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1998
© Simon O'Mallon/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Men's lace-up shoes with platform wedge heel. The uppers are a bright yellow leather, with square toe, the top-line is an exaggerated curve shape and there is a vibrant blue kid panel at the throat. The heel os of synthetic cork, covered in the same blue kid, with a black resin sole. The insole is also blue kid and the shoes are fully lined with natural coloured leather printed with a repeat floral pattern in blue and white. the shoes fasten at the throat with black cotton laces and five pairs of metal eyelets.