Pumps, Worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, 1935-1955

Summary

Elizabeth Parke Firestone's refined sense of fashion reflected years of interest in clothing design and collaboration with world-renowned couturiers. Firestone dressed impeccably from head to toe, accessorizing her designer ensembles with carefully selected hats, gloves, handbags, and footwear. She would have worn these low heeled, sturdy pumps during the summer for more casual day wear or travel.

Elizabeth Parke Firestone's refined sense of fashion reflected years of interest in clothing design and collaboration with world-renowned couturiers. Firestone dressed impeccably from head to toe, accessorizing her designer ensembles with carefully selected hats, gloves, handbags, and footwear. She would have worn these low heeled, sturdy pumps during the summer for more casual day wear or travel.

Artifact

Pumps (Shoes)

Date Made

1935-1955

Creators

R. Delicata 

Place of Creation

France, Paris 

Creator Notes

Made by R. Delicata, Paris, France

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

89.492.619

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mrs. Harvey Firestone, Jr.

Material

Leather

Color

Navy blue
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 4.75 in

Width: 2.875 in

Length: 7.75 in

Inscriptions

Written in gold lettering on tan leather insole: R. Delicata | BOTTIER HAUT-LUXE | 24 RUE ROYALE | PARIS | OPERA 35-81

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