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Pair of Shoes


Artist Unknown (Ait Ouaouzguite)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pair of Shoes, Artist Unknown (Ait Ouaouzguite)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Leather, cotton, silk; embroidery
Size: 5 x 4 x 10 3/8 in. (12.7 x 10.16 x 26.35 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Morocco, Siroua Mountains
Culture: Ait Ouaouzguite, Africa, Morocco, Siroua Mountains
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: smooth light leather rounded edge sole; maroon zig-zag border between sole and upper; entirely embroidered upper shoe, green field broken by diamond, rectangular and teardrop shapes in orange, purple, maroon and dark green; maroon and orange fringe border
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 97.73.13a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009