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Pair of woman's platform shoes

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Black velvet shoes with high platform sole, wide triangular shaped heel, and oversized silver buckle at center front. Interior printed in silver: "Underground/shoes/England."

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, 1970s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Length: 228.6 mm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1387.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) velvet; silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes