Shoes Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Shoes
  • Added Title Wedding Shoes
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Contributor

  • Former owner: Gauthreaux, Elsie
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Donor: Griffin, Mrs. R. W.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Retailer: Boston Shoe Store (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    Contributor Type: Organization

Date

  • Creation: 1906/1913

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Shoes (Footwear)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories - Shoes
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Customs - Weddings

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Start Date: 1906
  • End Date: 1913
  • Place Name: United States - Louisiana - Orleans Parish - New Orleans

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1969.030.004 C & D
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39021

Note

  • Display 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.