Pair of woman's shoes

English
2010
Produced by Nicholas Kirkwood (English, born in Germany, 1980), Designed by Rodarte (American, founded 2005)


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 11/16 x 3 9/16 in., 21 cm (22 x 9 cm, 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.144.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather, plastic and metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of woman’s shoes made of eggplant-colored leather, cut out to resemble veins, with an underlayer of silvered leather at heel and toe. Oxydized metal (with rivets) on heel and toe caps, as well as platform. 5-1/2” stilleto heel made of stacked oxydized metal bolts. Taupe leather lining, sueded sole, and back zipper.

Bottom of shoe:
Nicholas Kirkwood
VEKO CUBIO
Made in Italy
37 1/2

Inside labeled:
Nicholas Kirkwood | Rodarte

Provenance

2011, purchased from Rodarte by the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.