Pair of women's wedding shoes

English
about 1892


Object Place: England

Dimensions

24.5 x 7.4 x 11 cm (9 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.734a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, leather, and cotton lining

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk upper; latchet with covered button; lapped side and back seams. Pointed toe. White silk covered wood heel with brown leather top-piece. Leather sole. White kid insole and heel lining; cotton vamp lining. Condition: fair, silk on heels stained by wood acids. To be worn with 1971.733.

Provenance

Worn by Martha Pollard (Gale), Boston, 1892.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edson Andrews