Pair of women's shoes

American
1985
Made by Gaza Bowen (American, 1944–2005), Worn by Benjia Morgenstern (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Length: 215.9 mm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.351.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of red leather peep-toe sandals,with red and metallic silver ankle ties (designer advises using a “square knot” to secure it), and confetti-like strips of colorful leather creating a rosette on top of shoe. Metallic silver (painted?)wedge heels are carved with the words: Wedge-a-matic.

Provenance

The artist; 1985, sold by the artist to Benjia Morgenstern, North Bay Village, FL; 2010, gift of Morgenstern to the MFA. (Accession date: May 19, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Benjia Morgenstern