Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1925-1929

GUSN

GUSN-13161

Description

Pair of black silk satin Oxford-style shoes. Gold leather and red velvet straps with black laces. Round pointed toe, round open throat, and 3" vamp. Sole has a narrow waist and continues along heel. 2-1/2" heel covered with red velvet. Shoes have a white lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
leather
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
stitching
ShoeShoe

Inscription

1. Stamped on lining of shoe (B): ""J&J SLATER/ NEW YORK"" 2. Printed on cover of shoe box: ""J&J SLATER/ Boot Makers/ NEW YORK"" 3. Printed on cover of shoe box: ""red & black satin slippers"" ""M.W.J."" 4. Printed on bottom of shoe box: ""black satin/ slippers with/ red velvet heels.""

Additional Identification Number

1990.47A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Credit Line

Gift of Sara G. Withington

Accession Number

1990.47AB

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