Pair of woman's scuffs

American
About 1820–25


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

6.5 x 7.5 x 22.4 cm (2 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1017a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather and silk plain weave (ribbon)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red leather upper, salmon silk binding; round toe; buff-colored leather lining and insole; leather sole

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent