Shoes. 1900-1920.these are the shoes I imagine Anna in "Anna's book" by Ruth Rendell wears as she walks all over London her entire adult life.
White leather evening shoes | Department Store: Alfred J. Cammeyer (1849–1913) Date: 1915–20 Culture: American Medium: Leather, beads Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Adeline Delbon, 1957
Evening gown ca. 1900s. Silk. Scoop neck trimmed with lace & beading around collar. Lace cascades down left side. Beading down left side & across lower waistline that leads to 2 panels in back with detailed beading. Front is 24" higher than back. Sleeves are 3/4 length & slightly gathered with lace at cuffs. Boned bodice plus built-in corset that has hook & eyes in back. Dress closes with many hook & eyes in back. xtabayvintage/etsy
Pair of Woman's Pumps Pietro Yantorny (Italy, active France, Paris, 1874–1936) France, Paris, circa 1922 Costumes; Accessories Kid leather, leather 10 1/2 x 3 x 5 1/4 in. (26.67 x 7.62 x 13.33 cm) each; Size: 9 Gift of Mrs. Helen Crocker Russell (54.129.18a-b) LACMA