Pair of woman's buckle shoes

European
1780s


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

13 x 7.5 x 22.7 cm (5 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.340a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather and wood, silk ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow leather uppers with 3” covered Louis heel. Low tongue crossed by tabs from both sides. Yellow is faded and slightly soiled.

Provenance

1970, gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky (b. 1898 - d. 1978), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1970)

Credit Line

Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky