About this object

  • ID:

    31.81/12a

  • Production date:

    1916-1924

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This pair of bright red day shoes were worn by Anna Pavlova in the mid to late 1920s. Pavlova was known for her elegant off-stage style and these shoes seem to have been particular favourites. Many photographs survive showing the dancer wearing these shoes in the late 1920s. The shoes are stamped inside: 'H. Aigence,/69 FAUBG. ST. HONORÉ/PRÈS L'ELYSÉE, PARIS'.

  • Measurements

    L 250 mm; H 115 mm; W 79 mm; H 47 mm (heel)

  • Materials

    leather; metal

  • Last Updated

    2016-02-01

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