Pair of women's shoes

American
1893


Object Place: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

23.3 x 6.7 x 11 cm (9 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.1017a-b

Medium or Technique

Suede, leather, silk cord, silk ribbon, and cut brass beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made by donor’s maternal grandfather: Joseph Chapin Kimball possibly for the Crossett Shoe Co. For the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago of 1893. Suede; embroidered. Cream cut suede uppers, embroidered with metal beads (cut steel??) with a silk ribbon rosette at toes. Condition: good, worm (?) holes on side of shoes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. Hardwick Bigelow