Wedding Slippers

Description:

Pair of wedding slippers of off-white kid leather. The shoes are designed with a slightly pointed toe, rounded at tip, with large off-white satin rosette at vamp. Modified Louis or Cuban heel.

Size 3B

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia County - Philadelphia
Creation Date: 1893
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
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Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1893
Coverage:
Place
United States - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia County - Philadelphia
Date
1893  
Description:

Pair of wedding slippers of off-white kid leather. The shoes are designed with a slightly pointed toe, rounded at tip, with large off-white satin rosette at vamp. Modified Louis or Cuban heel.

Size 3B

Note:

These wedding slippers were worn by Marie Louise Repplier at her wedding to Thompson S Westcott, in Philadelphia, in 1893. Donated by her niece, Miss Eleanor C. Wescott.

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.

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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: 1966.022.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114836
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.