Evening Shoes

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Pair of evening shoes of cream satin and gold leather trim. Designed as modified heeled sandals, the shoes have a rounded, open toe, and toe-box formed of four rounded "petals" of satin that rise up from the sides and join at top of toe-box. The "petals" are edged in gold leather, and have cut-outs between. Open sides, and straps around ankles and instep secured by small rectangular gold-colored buckles set with small rhinestones. Wide strap at back of heel. Satin covered heel is a modified boulevard heel, with rounded sides, slight waist, and curved front. Designer's stamp, left and right ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: Length 23cm. Width 7.5cm. Height 12cm. Heel 4cm, (1 3/4") high on axis with cap)

Creation Information

Haggerty, Nancy 1941~.

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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. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Haggerty, Nancy Haggerty, Nancy (USA) American shoe designer, active in New York from ca. 1913 to the 1960s.

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Description

Pair of evening shoes of cream satin and gold leather trim. Designed as modified heeled sandals, the shoes have a rounded, open toe, and toe-box formed of four rounded "petals" of satin that rise up from the sides and join at top of toe-box. The "petals" are edged in gold leather, and have cut-outs between. Open sides, and straps around ankles and instep secured by small rectangular gold-colored buckles set with small rhinestones. Wide strap at back of heel. Satin covered heel is a modified boulevard heel, with rounded sides, slight waist, and curved front.

Designer's stamp, left and right shoe: "Nancy Haggerty / Shoes Inc / New York"
Handwritten in both shoes: "820X - Gold / 4 1/2 C / X6297"

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Length 23cm. Width 7.5cm. Height 12cm. Heel 4cm, (1 3/4") high on axis with cap)

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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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  • 1941~

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  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

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  • Oct. 1, 2015, 2:03 a.m.

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Haggerty, Nancy. Evening Shoes, physical object, 1941~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503814/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.