Pair of woman's platform shoes

English
1970s


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length: 228.6 mm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1387.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton velvet; silver

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet shoes with high platform sole, wide triangular shaped heel, and oversized silver buckle at center front. Interior printed in silver: “Underground/shoes/England.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf