Wedding Slippers

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Creation Date: 1912?  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1912?
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1912?  
Physical Description:

Pair of wedding slippers of off-white/cream kid leather. Shoes have rounded toes, and three straps crossing vamp, each secured with small domed white glass buttons. Straps, vamp, and upper edges of shoes all edged with off-white silk stitching. Across vamp is small silk faille bow ornamented with white glass beads. Low 1 1/2" heel is a modified cuban or Louis heel, covered with white leather.

"Volk's, Dallas, Texas" is stamped on inside.
Partly illegible numbers stamped on inside.

Physical Description:

L: 24 cm
W: 7 cm
H: 10.5 cm
Heel: 4 cm (1 1/2") high on axis with cap.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Donor : Helme, Gertrude
  • Retailer : Volk's Volk's (aka Volk Brothers, Volk) (Dallas, Texas) est. 1889 by Leonard Volk; 1970 renamed Colbert-Volk.
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.539.002 - D-1264
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38986
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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