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Medium
leather, rubber, cotton
Measurements
(a-b) 11.5 × 10.0 × 25.9 cm (each)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
2002.409.a-b
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2002
Gallery location
Not on display
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.