Pair of women's shoes

American (Boston)
1900–05


Object Place: Boston, [Massachusetts], America

Dimensions

25.9 x 7 x 12.3 cm (10 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.188a-b

Medium or Technique

Suede, leather, silk grosgrain ribbon, and glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream-colored suede tops. Medium, shaped French heels covered with cream-colored suede. Pointed toes, embroidered with V-shaped pattern with small clear glass beads. Perforated ankle straps tied with gray grosgrain ribbon. Woven label inside 1971.188a “Jones, Peterson and Newhall Co. 48 and 50 Temple Place, Boston.” Suede on tops grayed and leather of lining is yellowed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Charles Sumner Bird