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Pair of Woman's Shoes "Graffiti Cement Pumps"

Designed by Maison Martin Margiela (Belgian, founded 1989), Retailed by Barneys Warehouse


Height x width: 6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in. (16 x 20 cm) Lender accessory: 10 x 18.5 x 29 cm (3 15/16 x 7 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather, cement, and hand-painted acrylic pigment

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s leather pump, covered with gray cement casing, and hand-painted with red, blue and white splotches for graffiti effect. 4” stiletto heels. Interior leather sole embossed with Maison Martin Margiela logo.


Interior embossed with Margiela logo.


2013, sold by Barney's New York, New York, NY to Michelle Finamore, Salem, MA; 2013, sold by Finamore to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Carol Noble