[Ads-l] antedating stiletto heel (UNCLASSIFIED)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 31 01:24:22 UTC 2015


I especially the like the "statiny pipings"--be still my heart!

LH

On Jan 30, 2015, at 5:59 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) wrote:

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> OED has 1931
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> 4 Jul 1926 Ogden UT _Ogdent Standard-Examiner_ Features section p 2 col 1 (Newspapers.com)
> "New and extremely chic are flesh satin opera pumps with Spanish stiletto heels and toes flower tinted."
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> OED has 1959 for stiletto-heeled
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> 20 Sept 1953 _Brooklyn Daily Eagle_ p 5 advertisement (Newspapers.com)
> "Suavely elegant in the new manner . . . stiletto heeled silhouettes uniquely garnished with jet-sparkled braid, collars of crisp ribbon or shimmering, statiny pipings!"
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