Boots

Description

Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of black leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 13 holes high. At top of toe box is decorative seaming creating a "V" shape. The low, stacked heels styled as a modified Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering at center then flaring very slightly at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in cream cloth and black leather. Partly illegible retailer's(?) mark stamped inside uppers: "Linkhau... / Memphis Tenn" Handwritten notation inside uppers: "236 6788"

Physical Description

Length: 26 cm Width: 7 cm Height: 19 cm Heel: 2.3 cm (1")

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1890.

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

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Description

Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of black leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 13 holes high. At top of toe box is decorative seaming creating a "V" shape. The low, stacked heels styled as a modified Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering at center then flaring very slightly at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in cream cloth and black leather.

Partly illegible retailer's(?) mark stamped inside uppers: "Linkhau... / Memphis Tenn"

Handwritten notation inside uppers: "236 6788"

Physical Description

Length: 26 cm
Width: 7 cm
Height: 19 cm
Heel: 2.3 cm (1")

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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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  • 1890

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  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

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  • April 30, 2012, 3:24 p.m.

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Boots, physical object, 1890; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39028/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.