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MOA: University of British Columbia

3377/20 a-b

A pair of leather shoes. The top is a reddish-brown suede embroidered with gold metallic thread and red or dark blue-black details. The upturned pointed toe folds back over itself, incorporating into the embroidery on the top of the foot. Bright pink plastic is incorporated into the strip at the heel. The sole and heel are composed of several layers of leather.

  • Type of Item shoe
  • Culture Pashtun
  • Material skin, fibre, plastic, metal
  • Measurements height 10.5 cm, width 8.5 cm, depth 27.5 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner Karl Perrin
  • Received from Karl Perrin

  • Made in Kandahar
  • Collected in Afghanistan

  • Collection Date between 1967 and 1969
  • Ownership Date before August 1, 2019
  • Acquisition Date on August 1, 2019

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition fair
  • Accession Number 3377/0020 a-b