Pair of women's buckle shoes

European
1700–30s


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

17.2 x 10 x 23.5 cm (6 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.508a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocade with applied metalic and silk bobbin lace, silk ribbon, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green silk satin upper brocaded with pink silk yarns in floral motif, embroidered with pink silk and silver yarns in conventional floral motif on instep; gilt-silver bobbin lace over pink silk on tongue and along top of quarters; latchets cross overturn-down tongue; blue silk binding at top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole and lining. Condition: upper, embroidery and binding deteriorated somewhat, worn at toe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection