Black satin floral patterned shoes worn by Prince

Costume
ca. 1994 (made)
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On display at V&A South Kensington
Theatre & Performance, Room 106
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Place Of Origin

Black satin floral patterned shoes worn by Prince. These shoes were designed especially for him to dance in and the heels were reinforced by metal braces for extra support. They probably featured in the music video for ‘Love Sign’. The zips carry the iconic ‘love symbol’, which Prince adopted as his name in 1993.


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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Costume
  • Costume
Materials and Techniques
Satin-covered shoes
Brief Description
Black satin floral patterned shoes worn by Prince
Physical Description
Pair of black satin floral patterned shoes with reinforced heels and zip fastenings.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10cm
  • Width: 62cm
  • Depth: 30cm
Gallery Label
Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016) was an American pop star. These shoes were designed especially for him to dance in and the heels were reinforced by metal braces for extra support. They probably featured in the music video for ‘Love Sign’. The zips carry the iconic ‘love symbol’, which Prince adopted as his name in 1993. (20/10/2017)
Summary
Black satin floral patterned shoes worn by Prince. These shoes were designed especially for him to dance in and the heels were reinforced by metal braces for extra support. They probably featured in the music video for ‘Love Sign’. The zips carry the iconic ‘love symbol’, which Prince adopted as his name in 1993.
Collection
Accession Number
S.1012:1,2-2017

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record createdOctober 4, 2017
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