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THREE PAIRS OF LEATHER BALLET PUMPS
THREE PAIRS OF LEATHER BALLET PUMPS
THREE PAIRS OF LEATHER BALLET PUMPS
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THREE PAIRS OF LEATHER BALLET PUMPS

CIRCA 1960

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THREE PAIRS OF LEATHER BALLET PUMPS
CIRCA 1960
One pair in burgundy trimmed with red ribbon; one in daffodil yellow with yellow ribbon and one pair in emerald green trimmed with Petersham ribbon
Exhibited
Exhibited 2009, Audrey Hepburn : Una Donna, Lo Stile, Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Curator Stefania Ricci, Catalogue Number 113.
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Lot Essay

By family tradition, these shoes were acquired from Capezio.

Audrey Hepburn's son Sean remembers 'bundles of these shoes arriving, folded flat, fastened by a rubber band' and he suggests Hepburn may well have bought them en masse from Capezio, when her favourite model was discontinued.

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