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Men's shoes (brogues)

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Men's black leather brogues with wing tip and dotted details. Wooden soles with a repaired heel on each shoe. A widener has been inserted in each shoe. Five pairs of eyelets on each shoe for lacing. Missing shoe laces. Interior label: "FRANK BROTHERS NEW YORK" gold print on leather with eagle...

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Provenance

Between 1980 and 2010, purchased by Edward Spindler in Massachusetts; 2012, gift of Edward Spindler to the MFA. (Accession date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Sleeper in memory of Merle L. Sleeper

American, about 1960

Dimensions

Length x width: 29.5 x 10.8 cm (11 5/8 x 4 1/4 in.) Height (Heel): 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

2012.967.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes