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Pair of women's sneakers

French
late 20th–early 21st century
Designed by Martin Margiela (Belgian, born in 1957)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Other: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2012.552.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill; metal; rubber

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue/green canvas sneakers with split-toe (based on Japanese “tabi” sock), interior printed with numbers 39 [within a circle], and 0123456 [six is circled] 789/ 10111213141516/ 17181920212223 [within a rectangle]. The same numbering appears on rubber sole.

Provenance

2007, purchased by Lauren Whitley from Susan Ward on eBay; 2012, gift of Lauren Whitley to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lauren D. Whitley in honor of Susan Ward