Pair of women's evening shoes

American
1950–55


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

12.7 x 7.2 x 25.8 cm (5 x 2 13/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.79a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather gilded with gilt leather and diamond paste, synthetic pearl, and leather sole and lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gilded leather uppers; ankle straps with pearl button closure; open shanks. Pointed toes. Leather soles. Diamond paste studded bronzed leather French heels. White leather insole and lining marked “Thayer McNeil Company, Boston” and “6A…”

Provenance

Made for Thayer McNeil Company, Boston, Accepted as apparatus in 1963.

Credit Line

Source unidentified