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Description

Cream silk satin; cream binding; trimmed with cream tulle rosette with wax orange blossoms; round pointed toe; round throat; side seams at sharp angle from throat; 2 1/2" ramp; narrow waist; sole continues along heel; 3 1/4" heel covered with self-fabric; pink lining.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 By the early twentieth century, wedding shoes were made with the same high heels as contemporay fashionable footwear. White silk satin uppers with tulle rosettes and clusters of wax berries placed on toe are typical of wedding shoes of this era.
Maker
unknown
Date
1925-1930
Inscriptions
Embossed on lining of both shoes: 1) ""THAYER McNEIL COMPANY/ BOSTON"" 2) Original shoe box ""Wedding slippers and stockings"" ""Thayer/ McNEIL/ Company/ BOSTON"" 3) Embossed on soles ""HAND TAILORED""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk Cty
Material
leather
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
machine-made
Satin
satin
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
People and organizations
Thayer McNeil Company
Accession Number
1990.49AB
GUSN
12458

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