Shoes

Description:

Pair of ladies' off-white or cream heavy satin wedding shoes. Designed with rounded toes, the slip-in shoes had an embellishment across vamp of an applied white satin bow or pouch. One survives in part. Lined in white fabric. Sole of natural brown leather, heel covered in white satin. Medium-height heel with rounded sides and back, curving inwards and then straight down to base, similar to a modern continental heel.

Stamped inside shoe in gilt: "Boston Shoe Store / New Orleans, LA"
Stamped inside shoe in green: "350 19664"

Worn by Elsie Gauthreaux at her wedding to Robert Iler, 1913.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Louisiana - Orleans Parish - New Orleans
Creation Date: 1906/1913  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 12
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1906/1913
Coverage:
Place
United States - Louisiana - Orleans Parish - New Orleans
From 1906 to 1913
Description:

Pair of ladies' off-white or cream heavy satin wedding shoes. Designed with rounded toes, the slip-in shoes had an embellishment across vamp of an applied white satin bow or pouch. One survives in part. Lined in white fabric. Sole of natural brown leather, heel covered in white satin. Medium-height heel with rounded sides and back, curving inwards and then straight down to base, similar to a modern continental heel.

Stamped inside shoe in gilt: "Boston Shoe Store / New Orleans, LA"
Stamped inside shoe in green: "350 19664"

Worn by Elsie Gauthreaux at her wedding to Robert Iler, 1913.

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Contributor(s):
Added Title: Wedding Shoes
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.030.004 C & D
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39021
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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