Pair of children's shoes

Italian
1830–50


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

8 x 5.5 x 17.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.500a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with gilt metal edging tape, brass eyelets, silk cord, cotton felt inner sole and leather lining, and leather sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green silk velvet uppers; yellow metallic galloon binding at topline and over butted side and back seams; six brass eyelets for front lacing over round tongues with green silk cord laces. Pointed toes. Brown stacked leather slipper soles. White felt insoles and vamp linings; light brown leather quarter linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection