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Pair of evening shoes
  • Pair of evening shoes
    Perugia, André, born 1893 - died 1977
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Pair of evening shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (possibly, made)
    Nice (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Perugia, André, born 1893 - died 1977 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin, metallic leathers and diamanté-studded buckle

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Amy Bird

  • Museum number:

    T.210&A-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of white silk satin evening sandals, trimmed with red silk and gilded and silvered leather. It has a small diamanté-studded buckle at ankle and high heels.

Place of Origin

Paris (possibly, made)
Nice (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1935 (made)

Artist/maker

Perugia, André, born 1893 - died 1977 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin, metallic leathers and diamanté-studded buckle

Marks and inscriptions

'Perugia
NICE
14 rue de Faubourg PARIS'
Gilded stamp on insole

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm, Width: 7.5 cm, Depth: 23 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of evening sandals of satin and leather, designed by Andre Perugia, possibly made in Paris or Nice, ca. 1935.

Materials

Silk satin; Leather

Techniques

Shoe-making

Categories

Fashion; Footwear; Accessories; Evening wear; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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