Pair of slippers

Italian
1967–68
Baldino (Italian)


Object Place: Florence, Italy

Dimensions

10.5 x 8.6 x 24.7 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1980.94a-b

Medium or Technique

Patent leather and velvet ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s slippers (“Antoinette” style). White patent leather uppers with stitched-over piece on vamps, open shanks and heels; white grosgrain bows on vamps. Square toes. Leather soles. Patent leather thick medium heels, leather tops. Pale flesh-tone insoles and linings marked “Baldino, Made in Italy”. Worn by donor with dress in collection (1974.559).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch