Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1785-1795

GUSN

GUSN-13154

Description

Pair of light blue silk shoes with dotted ground. Toe embroidered with tree and flowers in silver thread and spangles. Cream silk wedged heel. Oval toe and pointed tongue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
embroidering
stitching
silk (textile)
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silver (metal)
floral patterns
weddings
Shoe
Women's clothing
Silk
Silver Thread
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Floral
Wedding
Shoe

Inscription

""Chamberlain & Sons/ SHOE MAKERS/ in Cheapside/ LONDON""

Additional Identification Number

1966.43A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

London, England

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank A. Thurber

Accession Number

1966.43AB