Pair of women's tie shoes

English
1725–50


Object Place: England

Dimensions

23.5 x 8.4 x 12.8 cm (9 1/4 x 3 5/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.498a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta with silk embroidery, silk binding tape, silk, linen and leather lining, and leather sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow silk taffeta upper embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in conventional floral pattern; latchets close behind high square tongue; green silk binding along top and over side and back seams. Pointed toe. Louis heel covered in same fabric; white leather welt; leather sole; brown leather insole; plain cotton lining; blue silk tongue lining. Condition: uppers worn at toe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection