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Pair of woman's shoes

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


Object Place: England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2010.1428.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave, leather, silk cording

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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

Provenance

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