Pair of women's shoes

European
1750–1760s


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

15.3 x 10 x 22 cm (6 x 3 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.504a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin figured, embroidered with metallic thread, metallic galloon, leather and silk lining, and leather sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink figured silk upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional floral motif; latchets cross over turn-down tongue; silver galloon and white silk binding at top, over side and back seams. Pointed toe. Louis heel covered like upper. Leather sole. White silk lining disintegrated revealing leather insole and white leather lining. Condition: faded.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection