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Sendai, Japan 1947 – 1987


  • Paris, France


Paris, France commenced 1981

fashion house (organisation)

  • Italy

Woman's black leather shoes: high curled instep with gold metal bells, pointed toes, flat heels, low cut sides. 1989 Place made: Italy
Creation Notes: autumn/winter
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costume accessories, leather, metal

Primary Insc: Label, insoles, woven, black on white, 'TOKIO KUMAGAI/ PARIS/ MADE IN ITALY' . Label, printed, black on white, 'MADE IN ITALY/ ALL LEATHER UPPER/ ALL LEATHER SOLE/ ALL LEATHER QUARTER LINING'. A only adhesive label, red ball point pen, '03'. Impressed soles, YERO CUOIO (inside pelt mark, 'MADE IN ITALY'./ 38.5). Adhesive labels, printed black on white B 'FT 9937'. A ' FT 09937'. Adhesive sale price label.
Dimensions: height 8.2 h cm length 26.6 h cm heel height 0.9 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989 with funds donated by Eva and Marc Besen through the Besen Charitable Foundation
Accession No: NGA 89.1615.A-B