Pair of man's shoes

probably Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy (probably)

Dimensions

29.3 x 10.3 x 11.2 cm (11 9/16 x 4 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1751a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, gold braid, leather, and silk ribbon

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red silk damask in floral motifs; gold galloon at top edges, over side and back seams and around tongues; latchets tie over rounded tongues with red ribbon. Upturned pointed toes. Leather soles. White stitching at welts. Damask-covered flat heels. Brown leather insoles and linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection