Pair of woman's shoes with toe protectors
Object Place: France
8.5 x 5.1 x 23 cm (3 3/8 x 2 x 9 1/16 in.) with toe protector
Medium or Technique
Silk, cotton lining, silk ribbon, silk woven tape, and leather
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Shoes: purple silk upper, lapped side seams, purple silk binding and loops for long green silk woven lace(to be laced over ankle). Square toe. Maroon leather low heel indented. Leather sole. White leather insole, white cotton lining. Toe protectors: brown leather upper with brown silk binding. Leather sole, insole, white leather lining. Leather-covered double spring to fasten over heel. Condition: silk faded, leather on toe protectors disintegrating, spring covering on (d) disintegrated.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection