Pumps

Description

Pumps of white suede and black leather segments. The shoes of white suede are designed with a slightly pointed toe, open at front with a small inverted "V" shape, the front of the toe-box overlaid with a black leather trim. The instep with black narrow leather lace-up details and bow. Wedge heel of white suede with black leather horizontal bands. Designer's stamp inside left shoe: "by Johansen / Smartest Since 1876" Retailer's stamp inside right shoe: "Ernest Grissom's / Abilene"

Physical Description

Measurements: L:23 cm W: 7 cm H: 14.5 cm Heel: 7.5 cm / 3 in.

Creation Information

Johansen Shoes 1937.

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

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Retailer

  • Drnest Grissom's Ernest Grissom's (Abilene, Texas, USA) est. 1928 or 1930 by Ernest and Hardy Grissom, sold 1976.

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Description

Pumps of white suede and black leather segments. The shoes of white suede are designed with a slightly pointed toe, open at front with a small inverted "V" shape, the front of the toe-box overlaid with a black leather trim. The instep with black narrow leather lace-up details and bow. Wedge heel of white suede with black leather horizontal bands.

Designer's stamp inside left shoe: "by Johansen / Smartest Since 1876"
Retailer's stamp inside right shoe: "Ernest Grissom's / Abilene"

Physical Description

Measurements:
L:23 cm
W: 7 cm
H: 14.5 cm
Heel: 7.5 cm / 3 in.

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

  • 1937

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 14, 2015, 8:36 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Johansen Shoes. Pumps, physical object, 1937; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503749/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.