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Shoe

Shoe

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1930-1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ferragamo, Salvatore, born 1898 - died 1960 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Antelope suede

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Wanda Ferragamo

  • Museum number:

    T.86-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black antelope suede lace-up shoe with a prow-shaped toe. The shoelaces have small tassels on the ends. The heel is very high. It is mounted on a clear perspex shoe tree.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1930-1935 (made)

Artist/maker

Ferragamo, Salvatore, born 1898 - died 1960 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Antelope suede

Object history note

Registered File number 1988/276.

Descriptive line

Antelope suede lace-up shoe with a prow-shaped toe, designed by Salvatore Ferragamo, Italy, 1930-1935

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Salvatore Ferragamo: The Art of the Shoe 1927-1960. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1987, p. 59

Labels and date

Black suede shoe
Salvatore Ferragamo, Italy, 1930 - 1935
Museum number: T.86-1988
Given by Wanda Ferragamo [2007]

Production Note

Was recorded as 1948, but documented design of early 1930s.

Attribution note: Solitary shoe, probably intended as a designer's sample.

Materials

Suede; Leather

Categories

Fashion; Footwear; Accessories; Women's clothes

Production Type

Model

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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