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Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lotus Ltd. (maker)
    Utility (made for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Suede, leather braid, gilt metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. L. Rothfield

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of women's shoes of black suede. High heels. The vamp is high and has a semi-circular cut out over the instep, and is outlined with a narrow leather braid. Fastens with a narrow gilt buckled leather strap.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1942 (made)


Lotus Ltd. (maker)
Utility (made for)

Materials and Techniques

Suede, leather braid, gilt metal

Marks and inscriptions

'Delta made in England by Lotus'
Stamped in silver on the soles

'Style v2713 B50 7574039A59/2'
Utility mark

Stamped on the soles


Height: 13 cm, Width: 7.8 cm, Length: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of women's shoes of suede and leather, made by Lotus Ltd. for Utility, England, 1942


Textiles; Leather; Women's clothes; Fashion; Footwear; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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