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Woman's Shoes
1920-1925
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Shoemaker:Made by Unknown
Machine-stitched silk, cotton, and leather, with abalone buttons, silk-covered wooden heel, and metal tacks and screws
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 5 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 10 1/4in. (13 x 6.7 x 26cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Carol King
Description: Black satin shoes with a narrow, pointed toe and high, curvaceous, Louis heel. The sides seams curve forward and end in short tabs on either side of a 1 1/3-inch long tongue. Extending across the base of the tongue from tab to tab is a narrow, self-fabric strap, with a small, dark, abalone button on either end. The quarters are lined with black leather and the vamp with white twill-woven cotton. The sock lining is black leather. The soles are shaped for the right and left foot.
Object Number: 1997.86.1a,b
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