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Dorothy STEPHEN

Australia

designer

  • active c.1930s-50s

MESCHELL FARIS SHOES PTY LTD

France

(organisation)

Woman's brocade evening shoes (c.1955) Description: silver and gold metallic thread court shoes, bow on vamp with artificial beads, pearls and imitation jewels pointed toes, stiletto heels

Collection Title: Woman's evening dress and shoes
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, synthetic, leather

Primary Insc: Stamped, inner lining, purple paint, "Made by/ MESCHELL FARIS SHOES PTY LTD". Stamped, black ink, "7B", Impressed, insoles, gold paint, 'Meschell/ Faris/ PARISIAN DESIGNED".
Dimensions: height 14.9 h cm length 25.3 h cm heel height 9.4 h cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Elsa Jacoby, 1985.
Accession No: NGA 85.1738.2.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia