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Pair of women's shoes

"Cage Booties"

French
Spring/Summer 2009


Object Place: Paris, France; Place of Manufacture: Italy

Dimensions

Length: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4502.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather; metal; rubber

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“Anthracite” or metallic silver leather latticework ankle boot with metal cage-like heel. Zipper at center back and open toe. Interior printed in silver “YSL” and sole is embossed “Yves Saint Laurent/rive gauche/Made in Italy/37.”

Provenance

May 2009, purchased by Penny Vinik of Weston, MA at Bergdorf Goodman, New York City; gift of Vinik to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Penny Vinik