Pair of black leather court shoes. Vamp split in front and decorated with leather butterfly bows. Lined with cotton brocade. Probably 1920s-1940s.
Materials include Dunlop Kromyde. Kromyde (also recorded as Kromyd) is the commercial name for a synthetic material historically used is shoe manufacture for its waterproof properties and durability.
Pair of black leather shoes. Non Louis heel. Vamp split in front and decorated with leather butterfly bows. Lined with cotton brocade and cotton brocade sock lining. Dunlop Kromyde stuck on sole and heel.
Donation from Miss A. V. Fraser, /02/1986
Type of item
25 cm (Length), 7 cm (Width), 11.5 cm (Height)
Kromyde: Advertising (1908, December 26). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 3. Retrieved February 13, 2017, from [Link 1]