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Heel Protectors

Description

Rectangular paper backing with attached rectangular plastic "bubble" containing a pair of white and off-white heel protectors; front and back of paper decorated with pink, black and white text and illustrations of shoes; heel protectors, size medium, are short cylinders with x-shaped opening in top of each.

Details

Maker
Grossman French Heel Covers
Date
1970s
Inscriptions
"Heel Protectors/ 59(cent symbol)" (printed)
"Patent No. 2,875,534/ Made by Grossman French Heel Covers/ 1941 N. 31st Street, Phila.21, Pa." (printed)
Associated Building
Original To Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
covers (overlying objects)
metal
paper (fiber product)
plastic (organic material)
Plate, Heel
rubber (material)
Shoe
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 5 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6345
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker
GUSN
258281

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