Shoes

Brazil
2010
Designed for Melissa (Brazil), Designed by Gaetano Pesce (Italian, born in 1939)


Dimensions

Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.) Lender accessory: 27.9 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.826.1-2

Medium or Technique

Rubber

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Apricot-colored rubber shoes made up of a series of connected rubber circles. Sole stamped “MELISSA PATENTE REQUERIDA MADE IN BRAZIL HECHO EN BRAZIL.” Orange interior with black label “MELISSA AND GAETANO PESCE”

Provenance

Fall 2010, purchased at Pier Show Flea Market by Jacqueline Fowler; Stanford, CT; 2012, gift of Jacqueline Fowler to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler

Copyright

© Gaetano Pesce