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Shoes - Gold Cross, Court, Black Suede Object Reg. No: SH 870082

Summary:
Pair of black leather court shoes with Louis heel, made by Gold Cross Shoes.

Gold Cross Shoes were manufactured by the United States Shoe Corporation. Within the United States they were sold as Red Cross Shoes (although the name was not used in the US 1942-1948 owing to action by the House Foreign Affairs Committee during World War II). The company was founded in the late 19th century in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was incorporated in 1931 and is still in operation.
Description:
Pair of black suede court shoes with Louis heel. Tongue decoration on front bound with black satin and black satin bow.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss A. Fraser, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.00 cm (Height), 8.50 cm (Width), 25.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Inscriptions: Text, Leather insole stamped in two places, one in sole 'Gold Cross Shoes All Leather Sole'. Stamped in guilt on insole heel 'Gold Cross/The Most Fitting Name in Fashion Shoes'. Figure '71/2 C' stamped on inside.

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