A pair of woman's pumps

French
1780–1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

8.5 x 8.5 x 26.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.499a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, silk ribbon, leather, and linen twill

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Figured green silk rep uppers; pink-green-white silk ribbon bow and ruching at throats; pink grosgrain binding and over lapped side and butted back seams; drawstring at top edges. Pointed toes. Brown leather soles. Low white leather-covered wood wedged heels. White kid quarter linings and insoles; brown-white striped cotton twill vamp linings. N.B. heels reduced in height at later date (1790s?).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection