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Woman's Shoes
about 1934
Original Owner:Originally owned by Marie Mitchell Bosworth
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Shoemaker:Made by Unknown
Machine-stitched silk and leather, with silk-covered wooden heels, with metal buckles and tacks
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 5 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 9 1/2in. (14.6 x 7 x 24.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Howard B. Haylett
Description: Gray ribbed silk shoes, with a T-strap. The vamp is designed with two narrow, concentric semicircles of silver-colored leather laid over an openwork geometric design. The rectangular buckle is set with six small paste diamonds. The toe shape is oval, and the high and narrow Louis heel is covered with the gray fabric. The shoe is lined with light gray leather.
Historical Note: According to the donor, Marie Bosworth Haylett, she wore dress 1974.15.2 and shoes 1974.15.3a,b to an opera or concert at Bushnell Memorial.
Object Number: 1974.15.3a,b
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