Object Detail


Maker and Role
DuPont Co. (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.) (estab. 1802, closed 2017), Manufacturer
Naturalizer, Designer
Description
Corfam was a poromeric artificial leather material created by the DuPont Company which gave the appearance of patent leather. Primarily identified for the high end shoe industry, it was only sold commercially for seven years from 1964-1970. In 1971 DuPont sold the technology for making Corfam to a company in Poland.

These shoes were commercially made and were purchased in a shoe store.
Date
1964-1968
Currently on Display
No
Object No
90.4a,b

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