Pair of women's tie shoes

French
early 18th century


Object Place: France (Strasbourg)

Dimensions

26.5 x 7.9 x 14 cm (10 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.520a-b

Medium or Technique

Punched leather, silk cord and tassels, and pigment

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Upper of punched brown leather in conventional floral motif with wheels, dots, and trefoils applied over white leather lining; narrown lappets with brown silk tie with pink silk tassels tie thru narrow pointed tongue; butted side and back seams. Pointed toe. Sharply tapered red painted stacked leather heel. Leather sole. White leather insole.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection