Pair of women's buckle shoes

European
1780s


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

8 x 8.5 x 25.7 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.493a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk ribbon, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red silk velvet upper, latchets cross over low round tongue (no buckle), closed side and back seams, red silk binding at top, over backseam. Pointed toe. Red velvet covered flat heel. Leather sole and insole; white leather lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection