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Mule

Description

Dark blue silk satin; bound with yellow tape; this is a "slip on"-there is no back; rounded square toe; scalloped throat; 4" vamp; tip of toe is straw; satin is trimmed with straw arranged to form floral trail motif emanating from middle of toe; sole has narrow waist; spring heel; lined with tan leather.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Handwritten: ""Mrs. A.C. Wheelwright""
Material
leather
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
mules (shoes)
Satin
satin
SHOE
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1922.988
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Wheelwright
GUSN
29746

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