Evening Slippers

One of 319 objects in the title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

Evening slippers or pumps of gold kid leather with inset panels of metallic gold brocade. Designed with gently pointed toe, the pumps have a low-cut plain gold kid leather vamp with curved upper edge and thin band of inset brocade which sweeps to side and widens out into large panels. Side panels, ankle strap, and back upper heel all of plain gold kid leather. Ankle straps fasten at side with single amber-colored rhinestone stud buttons. The 2" high modified French heel is covered in plain gold kid leather. Retailer's stamp inside both shoes: "Lord & Taylor / New York" Embossed ... continued below

Physical Description

Size 6AA Measurements: Length 25cm. Width 7cm. Height 13cm. Heel 5cm, (2") high on axis with cap.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1927.

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. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Retailer

  • Lord & Taylor Lord & Taylor (est. New York, New York, USA, 1826 by Samuel Lord & George Washington Taylor. Branches opened by 1941.)

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Evening slippers or pumps of gold kid leather with inset panels of metallic gold brocade. Designed with gently pointed toe, the pumps have a low-cut plain gold kid leather vamp with curved upper edge and thin band of inset brocade which sweeps to side and widens out into large panels. Side panels, ankle strap, and back upper heel all of plain gold kid leather. Ankle straps fasten at side with single amber-colored rhinestone stud buttons. The 2" high modified French heel is covered in plain gold kid leather.

Retailer's stamp inside both shoes: "Lord & Taylor / New York"
Embossed on sole of each shoe: "5158 / 28 / Made / In / Austria / 6 / AA"
Stamped inside shoes: "6AA"

Physical Description

Size 6AA
Measurements:
Length 25cm.
Width 7cm.
Height 13cm.
Heel 5cm, (2") high on axis with cap.

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

  • 1927

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • Dec. 2, 2015, 2:09 a.m.

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Evening Slippers, physical object, 1927; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701541/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.