Good Reading : August 2008
AUGUST 2008 ı goodreading 47 The Art of the Shoe by Marie-Josèphe Bossan is published by Parkstone International, rrp $69.95. Perugia. Pump in kidskin, black glaze, upper shaped as a fish, heel composed of a metal blade enamelled black, style modelled after a painting by Braque, around 1955. Sandal of carved wood. India, 19th century. Collection of the Musée national du Moyen Âge – Thermes et hôtel de Cluny, Paris allocated to the International Shoe Museum, Romans. Block of buttonhooks for boots and bottines, Saltr an Collection, International Shoe Museum, Romans. Trunk from P Yantorny made for Rita Acosta Lydig. Leather and silk. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Fakir’s sandal, India. International Shoe Museum, Romans.