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Pair of Ladies Shoes

1969.6350AB (RS210475)

Description

White kid leather pumps; toe trimmed with small bow & triangular medallion of clear glass beads and iridescent sequins; bound with white silk tape; pointed toe (not sharp); brown leather sole; heel covered with white kid; toe lined with white linen; heel lined with white kid; white kid inner sole; heel has eight brass nails; three round holes on each sole.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
1. Circular label embossed on inner soles of A & B in gold - ""HOOK KNOWLES/& Co Ld/MAKERS TO THE/ROYAL FAMILY/66 & 65/NEW BOND St./LONDON"" 2. Stamped or written in black ink on lining of A & B ( a lot is illegible) _ ""M 844 --/NO (?)39/B(?)""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
leather
sequins (spangles)
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
leather
pumps (shoes)
sequins (spangles)
Shoe
Accession Number
1969.6350AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
936

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