Shoe

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 10.8 x 28 cm (4 1/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

72.4764

Medium or Technique

Leather and textile

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Leather shoe with heel piece and straps of same material; interior filed with red cloth; somewhat flattened, but complete. Laces still in place.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way