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Pair of woman's shoes

1910–20


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7 x 24.8 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.684.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather; beads; rhinestones

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Collections

Americas , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of gold leather shoes with four-button crossover closure, closed toe, and two-inch Louis heel. Vamp and toe embroidered with tiny gold glass beads and small blackish rhinestones. Woven label on interior right side of each shoe: "SOROSIS / TRADEMARK / LUXURIES" "Made in USA"

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Genevieve Konefal in upstate New York (vicinity of Utica, NY); November 20, 2008, by inheritance to her daughter, Irene Konefal, Malden, MA; gift of Konefal to the MFA (Accession date: September 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Irene Konefal in memory of Genevieve and Edmund Konefal