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Pair of shoes with their original shoebox

Photograph of a pair of black shoes with buckles

Glacé kid leather, about 1920

Accession number 1967.187.223 and 223a

Pair of black glacé kid leather shoes, with pointed toes, low kid-covered Cuban heels, and shaped tongues decorated with oval-shaped pierced metal buckles, set with cut steel beads. Tongue conceals strap and button fastening in each shoe.

In original shoebox, labelled 'LOTUS, BRITISH MADE, Black Glacé Kid, 6 ½, MIDFORM 5x and Delta Shoes, Lotus Shoes'.

Photograph of the original shoebox  with the title Lotus