SHOE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1878

GUSN

GUSN-36066

Description

Gold/blue iridescent silk taffeta; bound w/ same tape; trimmed w/ large elongated rosette of pleated beige & gold/blue silk; no laces; rounded square toe. Square throat; 2-3/4" vamp; center back seam; sole has very narrow waist and extends through & around heel; 1-1/2" heel covered w/ self-fabric w/ topstitching; white kid & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Leather
Linen
Hand Stitched
SHOE

Inscription

1. Handwritten on sole: ""Virginia J. Wallach/ 1878"" 2. Handwritten on lining: ""1-1/2 / 38496(?)""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1933.1327