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97/218/2 Shoes (pair), mens, winklepicker style, leather, made by Lancia, Italy, 1950-1960. Click to enlarge.

Pair of mens winklepicker shoes by Lancia

Designed
Pair of men's slip-on shoes, [cement construction], winkle-picker toes, [stacked heel]. The shoes consist of black leather uppers, with elasticised gussets in sides and vamp extending up over the instep to form short tongue with two scallops in top. Vamp and quarters in one unseamed piece. Centre back seam oversewn with extra rectangular panel of black leather. Shoes are lined in beige leather and feature beige leather sock. Sock is printed in gold with the words …

Summary

Object No.

97/218/2

Object Statement

Shoes (pair), mens, winklepicker style, leather, made by Lancia, Italy, 1950-1960

Physical Description

Pair of men's slip-on shoes, [cement construction], winkle-picker toes, [stacked heel]. The shoes consist of black leather uppers, with elasticised gussets in sides and vamp extending up over the instep to form short tongue with two scallops in top. Vamp and quarters in one unseamed piece. Centre back seam oversewn with extra rectangular panel of black leather. Shoes are lined in beige leather and feature beige leather sock. Sock is printed in gold with the words "CALZATURE/Lancia/SUPERIOR/HANDMADE". Soles of worn black [leather]. Left shoe (-1), right shoe (-2).

Dimensions

Height

100 mm

Width

95 mm

Production

Made

Notes

Shoe stamped with Lancia

Shoe is stamped with Lancia

1950-1960

History

Notes

Terence Mooney is museum employee who donated the shoes to the musuem
Bought in Bondi in early 1980's in 2nd hand shop.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Terence Mooney, 1997

Acquisition Date

30 July 1997

Cite this Object

Harvard

Pair of mens winklepicker shoes by Lancia 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 August 2021, <https://ma.as/157297>

Wikipedia

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