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Pair of Shoes

Description

Each shoe in this pair is made from cream silk with a small basket weave damask ground. The toes, sides and heels are embroidered with stylized floral scrolls in silver and black thread. The opening at the top of the foot closes with a beige silk bow. The soles are leather with a slight spring heel. One shoe is labeled on the interior heel (See inscriptions).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1802-1805
Inscriptions
""Shoes made and warranted by Henry ---ick (letters worn away), Beverly""
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Places
Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
footwear
Geometric Floral
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stylization
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1964.79AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thorndike H. Endicott
GUSN
46929

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