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Medium
leather, silver and gold leaf, paint, rubber, metal
Measurements
(a-b) 8.0 × 8.0 × 22.5 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) insole, inscribed in ink on leather: Handmade for the MCA by ... / Donna May Bolinger
embossed in sole: 7
(b) insole, inscribed in ink on leather: Donna May Bolinger
embossed in sole: 7
Accession Number
2002.347.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2002
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Pair of high-heeled shoes with elongated turned-up toe and t-bar strap fastening with a single antique shoe button (c. 1930) at ankle. The uppers are of hand appliqued kid with gold and silver leaf. The insole is kid and the sole is leather.