Pair of Quaker shoes

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

7.5 x 8 x 23 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1778a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather, silk ribbon, and linen lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of Quaker’s shoes of taupe leather with narrow sole and rounded toe, low tapered heel of built up leather, lined with white linen, (now much stained), upper comes high over instep in front with slight point in center, edge bound with taupe ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins