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Chaussure Masque - André Perugia
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Historic site and monument

Chaussure Masque - André Perugia

Chaussure Masque - André Perugia
Rue Jacquemart26100 Romans-sur-Isère

Le musée de la chaussure hors les murs. Inspired by emblematic models exhibited at the Musée de la Chaussure, these works pay tribute to the creativity and technique of great shoemakers such as Roger Vivier, Stephane Kelian and Charles Jourdan...

This new piece joins the first 8 monumental shoes on the merchandising itinerary created by the town in 2019.

Jean-Luc Tamisier and Sylvie Favel, commissioned by the city, are behind this urban scenography and the design of the pedestals.

Evening mule in pink, black and gold kid suede . Large black mask-shaped headband. Midsole in gilded chevreau.
Louis XV high heel decorated with small gold pastilles.

A leading Parisian bootmaker, André Pérugia (1893-1977) was an innovator. His ingenious
He distinguished himself by his ingenuity in both design and technique. He gave a new impetus to footwear fashion. Inspired by the times, he also drew his ideas from bygone eras and other places. Venice and its masks are a recurring theme from the 1920s to the 1960s. The black mask hugs the foot perfectly, personifying the mule.
A nod to local history and the Romans Carnival of 1580, the mask regularly
appears regularly in the streets of the town, worn by the people of Romans who
who have been celebrating the event for decades.

Dimensions without base of monumental version:
L.2,56m X H.1,75m X I.0,88m

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Updated on 19/05/2023
Through Valence Romans Tourisme
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