Pair of women's shoes

European
1750–1800


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

13 x 8.4 x 20.6 cm (5 1/8 x 3 5/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.492a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, leather, and silk ribbon

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beige figured silk upper brocaded with polychrome silk yarns in motif of floral sprigs in lozenges, latchets cross over round tongue (no buckle), pink silk binding at top and over backseam. Pointed toe. Cream figured silk in floral motif covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole, insole; white leather welt, lining. Condition: soiled and faded.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection