Pair of women's pumps

American (Boston)
1960–63


Object Place: Boston, United States

Dimensions

25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.76a-b

Medium or Technique

Silvered leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silvered leather uppers with diamond paste steel buckle and leather piece attached on vamp; gray grosgrain ribbon binding. Bulb toes. Leather soles. Silvered leather French heels. Pink leather insole and lining marked “Joseph Antell, The Soft Shoe” and “8M…” Worn by Gertrude Townsend (1892-1979), Boston.

Provenance

Made for Joseph Antell, Boston, Worn by Gertrude Townsend (1892-1979), Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend