Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1775-1795

GUSN

GUSN-29839

Description

A pair of white silk shoes with a floral design, a pointed toe, and tall 2 1/4 inch heels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
stitching
silk (textile)
Shoe
Shoe

Label

Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 These floral brocade slippers, with pionted tongues and without straps or ties, were highly fashionable in 1785 when Mary Aspinwall of Brookline wore them to marry Joseph Goddard.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor L. May

Accession Number

1923.213