Pair of woman's buckle shoes

English
1720–40


Object Place: England

Dimensions

13 x 8.5 x 23.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.351a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidered with silk, linen lining, and leather heel and sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red wool broadcloth upper embroidered with white silk yarns in serpentine leaf pattern along top and over seams; latchets close over heart-shaped tongue (no buckle); butted side and back seams, peaked toe. White leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole and insole, possibly linen lining. Condition: embroidery worn away in places, upper worn through at toes and side of a.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection