Pair of taffeta shoes

American
Third quarter of the 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

20 x 6 x 23.6 cm (7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.490a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta with cotton lining and silk cord with metal tip, leather sole and inner sole

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of high light grayish-blue taffeta shoes, low Louis heels, square toes, laced up inner side of ankle, self bow on instep, lined with white cotton twill, white leather inner sole; somewhat faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nathan Clifford