Pair of shoes

Indian


Object Place: India

Dimensions

7 x 8.1 x 26 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.194a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with gilt metal embroidery and silk velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown leather shoe with closely covered design of scrolls, scales, etc., embroidered with gold thread (orange silk wound with silver gilt). The pointed toe ends in a long thong which turns back over the shoe. Lined with red leather, and green and violet velvet embroidered with gold thread.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on June 14, 1925

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection