SHOES

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1875

GUSN

GUSN-34666

Description

Bronze leather; no binding; rounded square toe has stylized flower w/ cutwork backed w/ blue silk and outlined w/ white chain stitch. Round throat; split vamp (3-3/8") w/ single pair of eyelet & laced w/ wide light blue grosgrain ribbon; side seam angles around eyelet vamp. Center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ dark channel; low 1" heel covered w/ faded black leather; lined w/ white leather & linen; white lining shows as if piping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
embroidering
leather
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
medallions (ornament areas)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Leather
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Floral Medallion
SHOES

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""2-1/2 _____ M 439"" 2. Shoe (B) embossed on sole: ""JOYCE/ EMPRESS/ PAT'D AUG. 16-70.""

Additional Identification Number

1932.191A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow

Accession Number

1932.191AB