Shoes

Description

Pair of shoes of white silk damask with embroidery in green, blue, and pink. Around throat and upper edge is band of green embroidered pine cones(?)and scallop band. At toe is embroidered blossom in pale pink and blue, with trailing branches in greens with leaves in greens and buds in pinks and butterflies in greens, pinks, and browns. Along sides are similar embroidered branches, leaves, buds, and blossoms. Throatline of shoe with black banding. At point of throat is applied 3-dimensional flower of silk ribbon. Inner sole of dark tan leather, insides of shoes lined with pink/beige silk(?). Soles of ... continued below

Physical Description

24.5 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest point; 9 cm. high at highest point. Heel: 3 cm. (1 1/4") high at axis.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1895~.

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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 84 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Pair of shoes of white silk damask with embroidery in green, blue, and pink. Around throat and upper edge is band of green embroidered pine cones(?)and scallop band. At toe is embroidered blossom in pale pink and blue, with trailing branches in greens with leaves in greens and buds in pinks and butterflies in greens, pinks, and browns. Along sides are similar embroidered branches, leaves, buds, and blossoms. Throatline of shoe with black banding. At point of throat is applied 3-dimensional flower of silk ribbon. Inner sole of dark tan leather, insides of shoes lined with pink/beige silk(?). Soles of leather, with built-up or stacked 1 1/4" (3cm) modified louis or opera heels.

Stamped inside shoes in red are various marks in Chinese(?), and maker's mark, which is mostly illegible.

Shoes are of the type called "straight lasts" in western society - no differentiation between left and right shoe.

Physical Description

24.5 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest point; 9 cm. high at highest point. Heel: 3 cm. (1 1/4") high at axis.

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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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  • 1895~

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  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 11, 2014, 12:03 p.m.

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Shoes, physical object, 1895~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38980/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.