Woman's shoes (pair)

Italian
about 1960s
Designed for Silvia Fiorentina (Italian)


Place of Manufacture: Vigevano, Italy

Accession Number

2008.1463.1-2

Medium or Technique

leather

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of black and taupe leather slingback pumps. The heel strap is black, the toe is black and taupe in a bow-like pattern. “Silvia Fiorentina Made in Italy” is stamped on the sole in gold lettering. “10/01-Savoy/M-7 1/2” is written on the inside of each shoe. On the bottom of each shoe is stamped “Made in Italy by Waltea”, “Verd Cudio”, “Made in Italy 7 1/2 M.”

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift