Shoes

Description:

Pair of lady's shoes of brown leather. The shoes, designed with gently pointed toes, are of the Oxford style of brown leather with openwork at sides of instep and with laced closure at instep of 4 holes height. The medium height heels are styled as a modified Cuban or continental heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering to base, and slightly curved at front. The heels covered with matching leather. Sole of tan leather, with rubber/composite on heel.

Stamped in lining on one shoe: "Arch Rest / Drew / Portsmouth. O."

Stamped into lining of shoe: "8 1/2 AAA 75537 / 6003"

Stamped on inner sole: "[drawing of arrow] INTERIOR / DREW / [illeg]CK REST"

Tooled into inner sole at heel: "SNUG-FITTING / HEEL"

Molded into rubber of heel: "Biltrite"

Creator(s): Drew Shoe Company (Portsmouth, Ohio)
Location(s): United States - Ohio - Scioto County - Portsmouth
Creation Date: 1908/1910  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 26
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1908/1910
Coverage:
Place
United States - Ohio - Scioto County - Portsmouth
From 1908 to 1910
Description:

Pair of lady's shoes of brown leather. The shoes, designed with gently pointed toes, are of the Oxford style of brown leather with openwork at sides of instep and with laced closure at instep of 4 holes height. The medium height heels are styled as a modified Cuban or continental heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering to base, and slightly curved at front. The heels covered with matching leather. Sole of tan leather, with rubber/composite on heel.

Stamped in lining on one shoe: "Arch Rest / Drew / Portsmouth. O."

Stamped into lining of shoe: "8 1/2 AAA 75537 / 6003"

Stamped on inner sole: "[drawing of arrow] INTERIOR / DREW / [illeg]CK REST"

Tooled into inner sole at heel: "SNUG-FITTING / HEEL"

Molded into rubber of heel: "Biltrite"

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:

Size 8 1/2 AAA

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Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1970.028.003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39023
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.