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Platform shoes

Probably English
early 1970s
El Dante's


Overall: 14 x 7.6 x 26 cm (5 1/2 x 3 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather and synthetic materials

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black platform sandals with 6” heels, ankle straps, and appliqued with leather flowers. Labeled: “El Dante’s.”


By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf