Pair of matching clogs for shoes

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

7 x 8.2 x 19.2 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.497c-d

Medium or Technique

Leather and silk brocade and silk ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Clogs: covered with brown silk like one of the shoes, brown silk binding on lappets; raised platforms; brown leather soles, insoles.

Shoes have brown silk satin ground with polychrome silk twill floral motif, brown silk binding at top and over back and side seams; pattern, pointed toe. Louis heel covered like uppers. Leather sole. White leather welt, brown leather insole; plain cotton lining; tongue lining: gold silk.

Shoes are not part of original set; but both clogs match one of the shoes.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection