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Medium
lizard skin, leather, metal
Measurements
(a-b) 22.0 × 7.5 × 15.5 cm (each)
Inscription
label, printed on insole with gold ink: Bata
Accession Number
2001.80.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gerstl Bequest, 2001
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The peep toe shoes have uppers of goanna skin, which are cut in four triangular sections, which join in the centre with a single disc. The heel support, ankle strap, platform sole and heel are all covered with goanna skin. The ankle strap fastens with a single metal buckle.