Woman's shoes

1965–68
Salvatore Ferragamo (Italian, 1898–1960)


Dimensions

12.2 x 7.4 x 24.5 cm (4 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.96

Medium or Technique

Cotton netting and embroidery with gilt leather and metal closure, and gilt leather heel and leather sole

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s shoes. Embroidered cotton uppers with black circles on red net; gilded binding and narrow straps with brass buckles; gilded leather welt and heel lining. Round toes. Leather soles maked “Hand Made in Italy.” Gilded leather french heels, leather tops. Pale blue leather insoles marked “Ferragam’s Creations, Florence, Made in Italy” (L) and “Joseph Antell, Boston” (R). Worn by Ann B. Beers.

Provenance

Pale blue leather insoles marked "Ferragamo's Creations, Florence, Made in Italy" (L) and "Joseph Antell, Boston"

Credit Line

Gift of Charlotte M. Beers