Pair of shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1770

GUSN

GUSN-29736

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

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
velvet (fabric weave)
silk (textile)
printing (process)
Children's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Shoe

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.

Additional Identification Number

1922.668

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.971AB