Object ID
1995.41.7
Object Name
Shoe
Date Created
1929
Material
Leather
Object Entities
Eliopoulos, Nicholas (collected by)
Eliopoulos, Nicholas (is related to)
Pazouras, Konstantina (is related to)
Eliopoulos, Christ (is related to)
Object Description
This right, closed-toe shoe has a silver/grey color to it. The inside of the shoe is a lighter shade of silver. The bottom of the sole is dark brown. It is made of leather. The shoe has a 2-inch heel. There is a strap with a small tan button. The leather is wrinkled from use on the toe and on the sides. The inside sole is discolored and is coming off slightly. The ball of the sole has brown marks. There are three rust marks on the heel of the inside hole. There are scuff marks on the bottom sole as well as the number "40". There are slight tears and scuff marks on the heel and on the toe. On the bottom of the heel, there are five dots. This shoe was used for a wedding.
Origin
This wedding shoe was used for the marriage of Konstantina Pazouras to Christ Eliopoulos, the parents of the donor, in 1929 in Kapsia, Arcadia, Greece. The couple came to Chicago in early 1930.
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Citation
Shoe, 1929, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5840. Accessed 01/21/21.