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Pair of women's buckle shoes

European
1760s


Object Place: England (possibly)

Dimensions

Length: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.536a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask; leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue silk damask upper in floral motif, latchets cross over round tongue (no buckle); blue silk lining along top, over side and back seams. Pointed toe. Louis heel covered like upper. Leather sole. Brown leather insole, white leather welt, plain linen lining. Condition: silk splitting lower back, along welt.

Provenance

1944, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1944)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection