Object ID
1997.42.2.A
Object Name
Shoe
Date Created
1924, 1924
Alternative Name
Woman's Bridal Shoe
Material
Leather
Object Entities
Foutris, Tina (collected by)
Alepokoritis, Mary (owned by)
Object Description
Heeled (about 2 inches) dress shoe specifically paired with bridal attire. Shoe is leather--white on the interior and covered with a silver cloth that is printed with a flowery design. Strap that goes across the top of the foot is secured with a small white button. The exterior of the opening is trimmed with cream colored cloth.
Origin
Used as an element of bridal attire. Shoes are characteristic of flapper shoes seen in the Roaring Twenties though the flapper did not formally emerge until 1926.
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Citation
Shoe, 1924, 1924, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6202. Accessed 01/17/21.