Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection
 

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Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1934

Subject

Costume accessories; Worn costume accessories; Legs; Feet; Footwear

Medium

Kidskin, leather

Description

1934. Dress shoes. White kidskin with a medium-length vamp (toe) coming to a pointed narrow oval toe and joining the quarters (backs) with a diagonal side seam. The quarters are sewn together at center back. A button strap with one domed button latches each shoe. All edges are bound with twill tape. The sole is leather with a knock-on kidskin-covered Opera heel. Marked as size 6-B on the lining and on the soles. Professionally made. Machine-sewn.

Extent

Length: 26.7 cm / 10.5 in.
Width: 6.7 cm / 2.625 in.
Heel height: 3.2 cm / 1.25 in.

Museum Number

458

Publisher

University of New Hampshire Library

Contributor

Astrida Schaeffer, photographer/curator

Date Digitized

3-1-2019

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Comments

The Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection digital catalog was produced by the UNH Library Digital Collection Initiative, supported in part by a grant from the Mooseplate program and New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Additional funding provided by the E. Ruth Buxton Stephenson Memorial Fund.
Photography copyright, Astrida Schaeffer.

Keywords

Women's shoes (footwear), 1934, Dress shoes, Kidskin, White (color), Button strap, Domed button, Twill tape, Leather sole, Opera heel, Professionally made, Machine-sewn

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