Collection Online
leather, rubber, cotton
(a-b) 11.5 × 10.0 × 25.9 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
(a-b) stamped in gold-coloured leaf on inner-sole: PRESTON ZLY
stamped in gold-coloured leaf on inner-sole: (pair of long boots)
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2002
© Preston Zly Design
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Slip on shoes in red and purple leather with thin rubber sole. The shoe has a wide rounded front with angled corner, narrow arch, and rounded heel section. The body of the shoes are red with the toe cap, heel back, and toe strap in purple leather with white top-stitching. The vamp features a rounded keyhole at the throat (below the top strap) with a side seam running down the inner side of the shoe to the sole. The top strap features two separate circular sections at the front and rear sections of the shoe. Between these is a decorative hand-stitched seam.