Tie shoe

English or American
1647–60


Object Place: New England, U.S.A. or England

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 6.5 x 24 cm (5 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.595

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Leather vamp with long, flat square toe; high heel covered with same material. High tongue met by tab from right side. Leather resewn in two places on back right side. Toe badly soiled.

Provenance

Said to have been worn by the Wife of Governor Leverett of Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable Leverett Saltonstall