Pair of women's high-button shoes

French
1875–80


Object Place: France

Dimensions

20.3 x 6 x 23 cm (8 x 2 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1070a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk faille lining, glass buttons, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue-violet velvet upper, lapped side and butted back seams, scalloped closure with round black buttons side front. Square toe. Blue-violet velvet covered Louis heel with leather top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole, gray silk lining, black leather lining behind buttonholes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Johnson