Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.2323
Date: 
1950-1960
Medium: 
Cardboard, plaster
Dimensions: 
Box: 4 1/4 x 2 x 1 1/2 in.; Paperweight: 3 5/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.
Description: 
This gold painted shoe-shaped plaster paperweight is still in its original green presentation box made to look like a shoe box. The paperweight is a fancy men's lace-up wing-tip shoe in gold and the box reads in ivory "Thom McAn/ America's No. 1 Shoe/ Over 550 Stores in 343 Cities".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group