Collection Online
wood, leather, shellac, metal, plastic, ink
(a-b) 14.0 × 7.5 × 18.5 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
stamped in ink on inner sole: Dona-May Bolinger
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 2003
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Pair of leather sandals with irregular shaped platform heel, decorated with rainbow leaf appliqué. The shoes feature two gold shellac leather straps which sit across the toe section and a third strap encircling the heel and bridge of foot. The high heel curves inward to form a sway back form wedge. The insole is glazed patent gold leather and the sole is undyed leather.