Slippers

Description:

Pair of slippers of light green silk. Designed with slightly pointed toes, and with a small, almost square mother-of-pearl decorative buckle across vamp. Uppers are edged with green satin ribbon. Modified Louis heel, flaring at base.

Stamped inside: "The Balta / [line illegible] / B. Altman & Co. / Paris New York"
Stamped on sole: "The Balta"
Handwritten inside: "a 5307 / 30160"

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 190u
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
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Date(s):
  • Creation: 190u
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
190u  
Description:

Pair of slippers of light green silk. Designed with slightly pointed toes, and with a small, almost square mother-of-pearl decorative buckle across vamp. Uppers are edged with green satin ribbon. Modified Louis heel, flaring at base.

Stamped inside: "The Balta / [line illegible] / B. Altman & Co. / Paris New York"
Stamped on sole: "The Balta"
Handwritten inside: "a 5307 / 30160"

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

Physical Description:

Measurements:
L: 23 cm
W: 6.5 cm
H: 12.5 cm
Heel: 5.5 cm / 2 1/4 in.

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Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1966.021.019
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114835
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.