Russet Leather Mary Jane

Title

Russet Leather Mary Jane

Description

Russet kidskin Mary Jane with slightly pointed tip and a Louis heel. All opening edges are bound with 1/8" twill in a slightly paler shade of grey. The shoe is held in place over the instep with a single strap closed with a leather-covered button. The shoe is made of two panels joined along the sides of the foot near the instep.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1880-1889

Contributor

Gift from Elizabeth S. Brown

Identifier

hcc_fa_2018_P2-2472

Coverage

United States

Extent

9.5" long

Curator Notes

Good condition. Shows sign of wear. Binding tape is thoroughly worn around the curve of the strap. The left button is smaller and painted with copper metallic paint (original?); the right button is slightly larger, dark brown.

Textile

Kidskin leather, Twill tape, and Leather-covered button

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

Unknown

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Citation

Unknown, “Russet Leather Mary Jane,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed February 27, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/582.

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