Pair of woman's shoes

English
1940s
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length: 250 mm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1384.1-2

Medium or Technique

Suede (?); leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black suede shoes patterned with petal shaped openings down vamp and small holes punched through sides. Interior marked: “CC41/W1/MF/3424/A158/Size 5 1/2 62058,” “Archester/Free?/Footwear/by J.W. Black,” and “Support for your comfort.”

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