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Woman's Shoes
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Shoemaker:Made by Unknown
Machine-stitched leather and cotton, with silk grosgrain ribbon, leather-covered wooden heel, and metal tacks
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 5 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 9 1/2in. (13.7 x 6.7 x 24.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Carol King
Description: Bronze-colored leather women's dress shoes, with oval toe and 2 1/2-inch-high, straight and narrow Louis heels. The shoes are designed with a narrow open tab, tied with a brown silk grosgrain bow. A pointed tongue extends behind the tabs. The throatline is edged with a very narrow ribbed silk piping. The quarters and tongue are lined with beige leather; the vamp is lined with white twill-woven cotton. The sock lining is beige leather. The soles are shaped for the right and left foot, with a strong swing.
Inscription: Handwritten on the lining of each shoe: "5aa/g31967/1254".
Object Number: 1997.86.2a,b
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