Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-34182

Description

A pair of white shoes bound with cream silk tape and accented with a purple velvet bow. Shoes have narrow elastic ties, rounded square toes, and a one inch wooden heel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
textiles
stitching
leather
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Shoe
Shoe

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""gauche"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""droit"" 3. Stamped on soles of both shoes: ""4-1/2 / 5/m""

Additional Identification Number

1931.1205A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Reuben Wing Howes

Accession Number

1931.1205AB