Pair of women's shoes

American
1930–40
Made by Delman (American, founded 1919)


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

13.7 x 7.3 x 24 cm (5 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.81a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather and crepe fabric with silvered leather, steel and diamond paste, and leather sole and lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown crepe uppers with silvered and gilded leather bands at edges; gilded leather ankle straps with diamond paste steel buckles; open shanks. Bulb toes. Leather soles. Silvered leather French heels. White leather insole and lining marked “Created by Delman-New York for L.P. Hollander Co., Inc. New York-Boston-Paris” and “6 1/2A…”; silvered leather welts.

Provenance

Made by Delman-New York for L.P. Hollander Co., Boston, Accepted as apparatus in 1963

Credit Line

Source unidentified