Shoes

Description:

Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of dark brown leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 16 holes high. Embellished at toe with cut steel beads forming interlacing bands and lines. Medium height heels styled as a modified boulevard or Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering to center and then flaring out again at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in black leather and off-white fabric.

Retailer's(?) stamp inside, partly illegible: "Famous / Paris, Tex."

Hand-written notation on lining: "38-1 80364"

Sold by Famous Shoe Store, Paris Texas (est. 1891).
Worn by Kennie Holt Rucker in 1917-1918.
Donated by Mary Helen Rucker to the Historical Collection (North Texas State University,Denton, Tex.).
Transferred to the Texas Fashion Collection.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lamar County - Paris
Creation Date: 1917-1918  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 27
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1917-1918
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lamar County - Paris
From 1917 to 1918
Description:

Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of dark brown leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 16 holes high. Embellished at toe with cut steel beads forming interlacing bands and lines. Medium height heels styled as a modified boulevard or Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering to center and then flaring out again at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in black leather and off-white fabric.

Retailer's(?) stamp inside, partly illegible: "Famous / Paris, Tex."

Hand-written notation on lining: "38-1 80364"

Sold by Famous Shoe Store, Paris Texas (est. 1891).
Worn by Kennie Holt Rucker in 1917-1918.
Donated by Mary Helen Rucker to the Historical Collection (North Texas State University,Denton, Tex.).
Transferred to the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1994.006.050
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39025
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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