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Woman's Shoes
1955-1960
Original Owner:Originally owned by Georgette Auerbach , 1916 - 2004
Shoemaker:Made by Evins
Glued and tacked leather and plastic, with leather-covered wooden heel, and ceramic beads on wire
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 4 x 3 x 7 1/2in. (10.2 x 7.6 x 19.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Spike-heeled, open-toe slippers, with clear plastic (now yellowed) vamp and strap. The top of the vamp is decorated with a cluster of white ceramic oval-shaped beads, some enameled blue, pink, and yellow, on wire. The Louis heel is nearly straight and 2 3/4 inches high. The sock lining is tan suede leather.
Historical Note: Georgette Auerbach remembers wearing these shoes soon after her marriage, when plastic was new, unusual, and expensive.
Object Number: 1995.30.12a,b
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