Shoes

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Evening shoes of black satin with beading and faux jewels on platform sole and high heel. Open toe sandal design with gold leather tie that criss-crosses around ankle. Size 6 1/2 AAA. Label: The Smart Shop - Louis Leon; Palter Deliso Inc. - New York City Measurements: Length: 20.5 cm. Width: 6.5 cm. Height: 17 cm. Heel: 11.5 cm (4 1/2") high on axis with cap. Left Shoe: The Smart Shop / Louis Leon Right Shoe: Palter Deliso Inc./ New York City

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Palter DeLiso Inc. 1948.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 17 times. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Evening shoes of black satin with beading and faux jewels on platform sole and high heel. Open toe sandal design with gold leather tie that criss-crosses around ankle. Size 6 1/2 AAA.
Label: The Smart Shop - Louis Leon; Palter Deliso Inc. - New York City

Measurements:
Length: 20.5 cm.
Width: 6.5 cm.
Height: 17 cm.
Heel: 11.5 cm (4 1/2") high on axis with cap.

Left Shoe: The Smart Shop / Louis Leon

Right Shoe: Palter Deliso Inc./ New York City

Notes

From the donor: "I purchased the above described shoes from the Smart Shop, Houston, Texas in late 1948 or 1949. I paid $80.00 for them. I do not remember if there was a sales tax in Texas or Houston at that time. At todays prices I believe I would have to pay between $160.00 and $240.00."

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Texas Fashion Collection

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  • 1948

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • June 7, 2021, 9:45 p.m.

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Palter DeLiso Inc. Shoes, physical object, 1948; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701463/: accessed July 25, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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