Mule

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-29746

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

Descriptive Terms

mules (shoes)
footwear
stitching
leather
satin
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
floral patterns
Shoe
Women's clothing
Floral
Silk
Satin
Straw
Leather
Hand Stitched
Shoe

Inscription

Handwritten: ""Mrs. A.C. Wheelwright""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Wheelwright

Accession Number

1922.988