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Man's shoes (pair)

American
late 1970s
Florsheim (American, founded 1892)


Dimensions

length 12 inches (1-inch heel)

Accession Number

APP.2008.252.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Collages

Pair of man’s black leather “wing tip” dress shoes. Pointed toes, lace up closure, and 1-inch heels. Labelled “The Florsheim Shoe” on right instep. Much worn. hole in sole of left shoe.

Provenance

Late 1970s, purchased by D. Roger Howlett, Boston, MA; gift of Howlett to MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of D. Roger Howlett