Men's shoes (brogues)

American
about 1960
Frank Brothers (American)


Dimensions

Length x width: 29.5 x 10.8 cm (11 5/8 x 4 1/4 in.) Height (Heel): 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

2012.967.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Men’s black leather brogues with wing tip and dotted details. Wooden soles with a repaired heel on each shoe. A widener has been inserted in each shoe. Five pairs of eyelets on each shoe for lacing. Missing shoe laces.

Interior label: “FRANK BROTHERS NEW YORK” gold print on leather with eagle logo.

Provenance

Between 1980 and 2010, purchased by Edward Spindler in Massachusetts; 2012, gift of Edward Spindler to the MFA. (Accession date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Sleeper in memory of Merle L. Sleeper