Pair of pattens

French(?)
1835–50


Object Place: France(?)

Dimensions

5.5 x 10 x 24.2 cm (2 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1738a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood, leather, and brass and steel hardware

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Articulated patterns. Wood soles in two pieces with leather connecting piece secured with two screwed-on brass plates behind vamps on tops. Nailed-on black leather vamps and straps with brass buckles over arches. Brass counters. Nailed-on leather sole and heel pieces. Metal and leather strips nailed onto soles at vamp. Square toes. Narrow-waisted. Short flat horseshoe-shaped heels. Cf. 97.200-01

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection