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  • Shoes, about 1928

    These shoes were custom made to match a turquoise chiffon and satin evening gown (object number 89.492.559), made by Peggy Hoyt for Mrs. Firestone in May 1928. Edward Cohen was a preferred shoemaker for Elizabeth Parke Firestone in the 1920s. Born in Decatur, Illinois in 1897 Elizabeth Parke married Harvey S. Firestone Jr., son of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founder Harvey S. Firestone, in 1921.Once described by a friend as, "the most luxurious woman in the history of luxury," Elizabeth Pa…

  • Women's light blue T-strap slippers from the late '20s or early '30s

    A pair of woman's light blue grosgrain and satin T-strap slippers with cut out work on vamp, and blue buckle straps and heels. Label: Fyfe's Detroit.

  • Women's rose satin pumps with rhinestone buckle from the late '20s or early '30s

    A pair of woman's round toe, rose satin pumps trimmed at vamp with rhinestone buckle. Label: B. Siegel, Detroit, Shoes for the Occasion.