Monday, November 16, 2009

Free Image of Women's Shoe Fashion: 1917 Antique Women's Black Pump


Isn't this a lovely shoe? This image of a woman's antique black pump was taken from a 1917 clothes catalog.

Here's the description of the shoe in the catalog:

For afternoon or evening wear - graceful Black Patent Leather Pump. Receding toe: medium weight close edge sole: high Spanish arch: full Louis covered heel with leather top lift. Beaded tongue: suede-finished quarter lining prevents slipping at heel. SIZES: 2 1/2 to 8: widths, C, D, and E. State size and width .....$3.49 Postage 6 cents extra.

They only go up to a size 8?! Well, I wouldn't have been able to be so fashionable since I wear a size 10. Oh, dear. What did poor women like me do?

Here's another pretty shoe at The Antique Image
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