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Pair of Woman's Shoes "Graffiti Cement Pumps"

French
2013
Designed by Maison Martin Margiela (Belgian, founded 1989), Retailed by Barneys Warehouse


Dimensions

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

2013.326.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather, cement, and hand-painted acrylic pigment

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Signed

Interior embossed with Margiela logo.

Provenance

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