Pair of women's shoes

American
1930–35


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

14 x 8 x 24 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.82a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and leather gilded, metal and diamond paste, and leather soles and lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chartreuse silk uppers with open cross banded vamps; ankle straps with diamond paste steel buckles; open shanks; edged with silvered and pinked gilded leather. Bulb toes. Leather soles. Chartreuse silk French heels. White leather insole and lining marked “J. and J. Slater, New York” and “7 1/2 AA…”; silvered leather welts.

Provenance

Made for J. & J. Slater, New York. Accepted as apparatus in 1963

Credit Line

Source unidentified