Alternative name: work boots
Pair of brown leather desert boots with black cloth laces. Heavily worn, particulary on the vamps. Blue-black discolouration, probably from chemicals. The boots were worn circa 1961-1990 at Pigment Manufacturers of Australia.
PMA was established at Laverton in 1961. It manufactured two main classes of pigments, Azo and Phthalocyanine, which were sold mainly to the local ink and paint markets. PMA closed down in 1990 due to a range of economic and environmental fctors.
Pair of brown leather desert boots with black cloth laces. Heavily worn, particulary on the vamps. Blue-black discolouration, probably from chemicals. Soles curved upwards to toes. Tearing along stiching at edges.
Donation from Pigment Manufacturers of Australia (PMA), 22/01/1991
Place & Date Used
Type of item
Exhibition Collection Management
305 mm (Length), 113 mm (Width), 184 mm (Height)
Dimensions are for each boot
310 mm (Length), 130 mm (Width), 190 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: Max. Measurements