Shoes

Indian


Object Place: India

Dimensions

9.2 x 9.5 x 28.8 cm (3 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.195a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with gilt metal embroidery, and stamped leather lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Reddish brown leather shoe embroidered with gold thread, yellow silk wound with silver gilt. The pointed toe ends in a long thong covered with gold thread which turns back over the shoe. Gold embroidery and pale green leather applique form a small design on the lining of the sole.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection