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Pair of woman's shoes

early 1970s
Labeled Biba (London, active in the late 1960s and 1970s)

Object Place: England


Overall: 12.7 x 8.3 x 25.4 cm (5 x 3 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave, leather, silk cording

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Orange wedge shoes with lace ups that tie around ankles. Interior stamped “BIBA” and “5512/41.”


By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf