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CLOGS

Description

Blue & cream brocaded silk w/ pink.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/5/98-3/27/99 In the eighteenth century, leather clogs were custom-made to fit over high-heeled buckle shoes. The clog's heel socket held the shoe in place, while its flat sole prevented the shoe's heel from penetrating soft ground. The clog's straps were laced and covered with fabric that matched the buckle shoe. This pair of clogs was brought from Enlgand and worn by a member of the Abbot family of Bedford, Massachusets.
Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Inscriptions
Worksheet says there is an inscription but none was recorded.
Location of origin
London, England
Material
brocading
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Brocaded
brocading
clogs
CLOGS
footwear
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1522
GUSN
13134

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