Pumps

Description:

Pair of black suede pumps. Shoes have peep-toe design and are embellished across the vamp with an asymmetrical design in black ribbon and side 1/2 bow on outer side. 2 1/2" high continental set-in heels covered in black suede. Leather soles, grey leather lining. Printed grey cloth lining with logo "Lastep".

Stamped inside heel of both shoes: "D13258 7 1/2A AAA / 6/A".
Stamped on sole of each shoe: "The United States Shoe Co. / Reg U.S. Pat. Off. / Red Cross / Shoe"
Stamped inside right shoe: "Red Cross Shoes" and "This product has no connection whatever / with the American National Red Cross".

Use of the "Red Cross Shoe" brand was suspended during World War II when the American Red Cross objected. It was re-instated in 1948 on the condition they company publicly disclaimed all connection with the ARC. These shoes have the disclaimer stamped in the right shoe.

Creator(s): United States Shoe Corporation
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1948/1950  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 58
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1948/1950
Coverage:
Place
United States
From 1948 to 1950
Description:

Pair of black suede pumps. Shoes have peep-toe design and are embellished across the vamp with an asymmetrical design in black ribbon and side 1/2 bow on outer side. 2 1/2" high continental set-in heels covered in black suede. Leather soles, grey leather lining. Printed grey cloth lining with logo "Lastep".

Stamped inside heel of both shoes: "D13258 7 1/2A AAA / 6/A".
Stamped on sole of each shoe: "The United States Shoe Co. / Reg U.S. Pat. Off. / Red Cross / Shoe"
Stamped inside right shoe: "Red Cross Shoes" and "This product has no connection whatever / with the American National Red Cross".

Use of the "Red Cross Shoe" brand was suspended during World War II when the American Red Cross objected. It was re-instated in 1948 on the condition they company publicly disclaimed all connection with the ARC. These shoes have the disclaimer stamped in the right shoe.

Physical Description:

Size 7 1/2; 23 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest; 13 cm. at highest; Heel: 6 cm. (2 1/2") high at axis with cap.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1983.012.007
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30206
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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