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Pair of shoes

Description

Pair of cream printed velvet shoes; printed with green and red sprigs and a red and faded orange honeycomb patterned ground; pink velvet covered heel is low; dog? by side seam.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 Eighteenth-century shoemakers and retailers advertised "stuff" shoes with textile rather than leather uppers, such as this pair of velvet children's shoes.
Maker
unknown
Date
1770
Material
printing (process)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
footwear
printing (process)
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
1922.971AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29736

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