SHOES

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-3397

Description

Black leather (dyed kid); bound w/ black grosgrain; square toe; black grosgrain laces (folded in half); trimmed w/ small black bow & toe is embroidered w/ white chain stitch w/ cutwork back w/ white satin - motif is stylized (symmetrical) flower. Square throat w/ drawstring; 3 1/4" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
embroidering
stitching
leather
linen (material)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Floral
Leather
Linen
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
SHOES

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""Ellen A. Robbins/ Lexington"". 2. Also handwritten on soles of both: ""11""

Additional Identification Number

1917.1350A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1350AB