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Pair of women's shoes

French (Paris)
1950s
Designed for House of Christian Dior (French, founded 1946)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

24.2 x 7.6 x 12.2 cm (9 1/2 x 3 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.566a-b

Medium or Technique

Gold and silk lamé, leather, and glass and metal rhinestone buckles

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold lamé pumps with paste jewel buckle. Stamped inside left shoe: “Souliers Christian Dior.”

Provenance

1950s, Mrs. C. Douglas Dillon (Phyllis Ellsworth Dillon); About 1984, by inheritance to her sister, Mrs. John P. Sturges; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: October 24, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Sturges