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Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1960s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bowler, Moya, born 1940 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Patent leather

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Anthony Powell

  • Museum number:

    T.346&A-1979

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of black patent leather loafers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1960s (made)

Artist/maker

Bowler, Moya, born 1940 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Patent leather

Descriptive line

Pair of patent leather loafers, designed by Moya Bowler, Great Britain, 1960s

Labels and date

Loafers, which are today considered a classic shoe, were extremely popular during the 1960s and perfectly complemented clothes by Mr Fish and Tommy Nutter. Made by Moya Bowler for Sids of Knightsbridge, this pair is a rare example of the designer's work for men. These exclusive shoes were produced in a small run and were clearly much loved by the wearer. [1997]

Materials

Patent leather

Categories

Footwear; Accessories; Leather; Men's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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