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PAIR OF WOMEN'S EVENING SHOES

Made by: Bob, Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

This pair of evening dance shoes has dark green satin toes and silver leather heels. The shoes feature a modified T-strap design and have cutouts across the slightly rounded toe section. They have open sides with rectangular, jeweled buckles on the outsides of the ankle straps. The high, curved heels are covered in silver leather. This particular pair of shoes is in the "Alice" style. There are approximately four dozen shoes in this style in the collection that were custom-made by Bob, Inc. for Mrs. Post between 1946 and 1970.

Object name:
PAIR OF WOMEN'S EVENING SHOES
Made from:
Silk satin -- leather -- wood -- metal
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
1962
Size:
12.7 × 7.6 × 22.9 cm (5 × 3 × 9 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
49.36.1-2
Signature marks:
Label Bob Inc./12 EAST 57th STREET/ NEW YORK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973