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Man's Ski Shoes
about 1965-1975
Shoemaker:Made by Falk , Norwegian
Machine-stitched leather, vinyl, and rubber, with metal eyelets and toe reinforcements, and cotton shoestrings tipped in plastic
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 4 x 4 1/4 x 12in. (10.2 x 10.8 x 30.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Men's cross-country ski shoes of black leather with white padded vinyl edging around the throat. On either side of the shoe are two strips of the black leather punched with stars and laid over the white vinyl. The shoe opening laces at center front with a round, thick, white cotton shoestring laced through five pairs of metal eyelets. The opening is backed with a matching leather tongue. The black rubber sole is wide and square at the toe where it is clipped onto the ski. The sole is molded with a 1/2-inch-high heel, and with zig zag treads. The shoes are unlined. The sock lining is black leather.
Object Number: 1995.30.23a,b
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