High-Heeled Shoes

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

One pair of woman's high-heeled shoes with split t-strap, forming an inverted "V" from vamp to strap. The shoes are covered in a metallic copper/bronze silk textured weave and edged in gold metallic finished leather. The Boulevard set-under heels are lacquered with a metallic gold finish and set with rhinestones. One shoe with label inside: "Wise Shoe / For Every Occasion" Both shoes with hand-marked notations: "6 1/2 aa / D30014 / 11-564" Some rhinestones on the heels have been replaced at some point in the past with other rhinestones that do not quite match the original stones.

Physical Description

Shoe is 17.1 cm. wide x 25 cm. long x 13 cm. high. Heel is 6.5 cm. (2 1/2") high on axis, including cap. Size 6 1/2 AA.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1925/1929.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 169 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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One pair of woman's high-heeled shoes with split t-strap, forming an inverted "V" from vamp to strap. The shoes are covered in a metallic copper/bronze silk textured weave and edged in gold metallic finished leather. The Boulevard set-under heels are lacquered with a metallic gold finish and set with rhinestones.

One shoe with label inside: "Wise Shoe / For Every Occasion"
Both shoes with hand-marked notations: "6 1/2 aa / D30014 / 11-564"

Some rhinestones on the heels have been replaced at some point in the past with other rhinestones that do not quite match the original stones.

Physical Description

Shoe is 17.1 cm. wide x 25 cm. long x 13 cm. high.
Heel is 6.5 cm. (2 1/2") high on axis, including cap.
Size 6 1/2 AA.

Notes

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.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1925/1929

Start & End Dates

  • 1925 - Unknown End Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 4, 2015, 10:12 a.m.

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High-Heeled Shoes, physical object, 1925/1929; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30053/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.