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Pair of women's evening shoes

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Figured natural cotton (warp) and gilt (weft) uppers with gilded leather straps; open shanks; straps with yellow stone gilt buckles at insteps. Round toes. Leather soles marked "Hand Tailored." Gilded leather Spanish heels. Pink leather insole and lining marked "Thayer McNeil Company, Boston"...

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Provenance

Made for Thayer McNeil Company, Boston, Accepted as apparatus in 1963.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Willard Smith

1940–50

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

14.5 x 7.5 x 22.6 cm (5 11/16 x 2 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.74a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and gilt metal thread woven with gilt leather and gilt metal buckles with diamond paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes