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: 139
Past 30 days: 0
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".

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:

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):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
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
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.