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Man's shoes (pair)

Pair of man's black leather "wing tip" dress shoes. Pointed toes, lace up closure, and 1-inch heels. Labelled "The Florsheim Shoe" on right instep. Much worn. hole in sole of left shoe.

Provenance

Late 1970s, purchased by D. Roger Howlett, Boston, MA; gift of Howlett to MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of D. Roger Howlett

American, late 1970s

Dimensions

length 12 inches (1-inch heel)

Accession Number

APP.2008.252.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes