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Pair of Shoes

South Korea


Center back (Each shoe): 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.) Length x width (Each shoe): 22.9 × 3.8 cm (9 × 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather, metal, rubber

Not On View



Maryjane shoes by Minjukim with yellow leather soles, while and yellow leather uppers with punchwork decoration; oversized strap and buckle adorned with red leather fringe; shoes ornamented with goldtone emojis; made for retail establishment Opening Ceremony.


2015, sold by retailer Opening Ceremony to Mary E. Lister, Chelsea, MA; 2016, gift of Mary E. Lister to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary E. Lister in honor of Marion White