Pair of women's shoes

European
1750–1800


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

13 x 9 x 20 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.487a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk ribbon, and leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink silk upper brocaded with polychrome silk yarns in floral motif, latchets cross over round tongue (no buckle), pale gray silk binding at top and ruching on tongue, butted backseam. Pointed toe. Wood Louis heel covered like upper, top piece. Leather sole. Brown leather insole, tan leather lining. Condition: faded and deteriorated.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection