Pair of women's buckle shoes

Possibly English

Object Place: England (possibly)


10.8 x 9 x 23.7 cm (4 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with metallic thread, silk and metallic braid applique, silk satin binding tape, leather, silk and linen lining, and leather soles

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Dark green silk satin upper embroidered with silver yarns and wire and gilt-silver strips in conventional floral motif; latchets cross over high square tongue (no buckle); dark green silk binding at top, silver galloon over side, back seams. Peaked toe. Louis heel covered like upper embroidered with silver galloon, top piece. Leather sole. White leather welt, brown leather insole; cotton vamp lining, white figured silk lining tongue; white leather quarter lining. Condition: tarnished, worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection