Pair of woman's buckle shoes

European
Possibly 1780s


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

8.5 x 8.7 x 24.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.529a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, silk ribbon, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red silk floral damask upper; latchets cross over instep (no buckle); red-and-white silk binding along top, over backseam. Round toe. Low heel covered like upper, top piece. Brown leather sole; white leather welt and lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection