Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1925-1930

GUSN

GUSN-12458

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

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
leather
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Leather
Tulle
Hand Stitched
Wedding
SHOES

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.

Inscription

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""

People and Organizations

Thayer McNeil Company

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk Cty

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1990.49AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)