Wedding Boots

Description:

Pair of lady's wedding boots of ivory silk or satin. Designed with pointed toes, the short boots fasten up the outer sides of each shoe with eleven buttons. The button lining is of ivory leather. The remaining lining is of ivory cloth with the upper portion silk or satin. Natural light brown leather sole; Heels are in the style of a Louis heel, rounded at sides and back, concave and flaring slightly to base.

Handwritten notation on inner lining: "59576".

Stamped on sole near heel: "6587".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1890/1899  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 130
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1890/1899
Coverage:
Place
United States
From 1890 to 1899
Description:

Pair of lady's wedding boots of ivory silk or satin. Designed with pointed toes, the short boots fasten up the outer sides of each shoe with eleven buttons. The button lining is of ivory leather. The remaining lining is of ivory cloth with the upper portion silk or satin. Natural light brown leather sole; Heels are in the style of a Louis heel, rounded at sides and back, concave and flaring slightly to base.

Handwritten notation on inner lining: "59576".

Stamped on sole near heel: "6587".

Physical Description:

Length: 24 cm
Width: 6 cm
Height: 22 cm
Heel: 5.4 cm (2 1/4") high on axis.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1966.021.018
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39010
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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