Shoe Boots worn by Phyllis Diller

Description (Brief):

Description (Brief)

These yellow and gold shoe boots were worn with an A-line metallic yellow, brown, and silver dress, yellow gloves, and a cigarette holder with a wooden cigarette by comedian Phyllis Diller. While Diller’s signature prop was a cigarette holder, it only ever held a wooden prop cigarette; she was a lifelong non-smoker.

Description (Brief)

Description (Brief)

Description (Brief)

Phyllis Diller is wearing this costume in an image featured on postcards that she gave out to fans when she was traveling. Diller did not sign these postcards, but on the postcards was printed, in her handwriting, “Best Wishes Phyllis Diller.”

Description (Brief)

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: HumorComediansComedy


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Popular Entertainment, Phyllis Diller


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Phyllis Diller

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0289.08.03Accession Number: 2003.0289Catalog Number: 2003.0289.08.03

Object Name: boots

Physical Description: synthetic fiber (overall material)leather (overall material)elastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 23.495 cm x 6.985 cm


Record Id: nmah_1218425

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