Pair of women's regional shoes

French
about 1900–20


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Length: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.530a-b

Medium or Technique

Kid, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black kid upper embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in floral motif on vamp and along top; lapped scalloped side seams, butted back seams; figured silk ribbon ties with polychrome floral design on black over narrow tongue. Round toe. Black leather Louis heel. Brown leather sole. Pink kid insole and quarter lining, pink cotton vamp lining. Stamped on sole: “…Limoges” (partially obscured by wear) and sized “24 ½,” “3,” “5,” “42.”

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection