Santel, Seashell Silk Bengaline and Leather Pumps

Title

Santel, Seashell Silk Bengaline and Leather Pumps

Description

High-heel cross-strap almond-toe pump with straps crossing over the top of the foot in a looping pattern. The loops alternate bands of metallic leather (silver and gold) leather top-stitched over seashell satin bengaline. The shoe is laced with nylon ribbon. The outside of the heel is finished in silver leather, while the inside of the heel is covered in nude leather.

Creator

Santel

Date

1920-1929

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous Donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-2254

Coverage

Unknown

Extent

9" long; 5.5" long

Curator Notes

Excellent condition, apart from foxing and water stains, primarily on the left shoe.

Textile

Silk Bengaline, Metallic Leather, and Nylon Lace

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Files

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Citation

Santel, “Santel, Seashell Silk Bengaline and Leather Pumps,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed February 27, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/586.

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