SHOES

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1854-1860

GUSN

GUSN-38671

Description

Black silk satin; bound w/ black grosgrain; trimmed w/ large black satin (ribbon) bow (which conceals small black bow of earlier style); original shoe had black satin ties (1/4" w. fragments remain on lining). Rounded square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; 3-1/4" vamp; no center back seam; narrow waist; 1-1/2" heel covered w/ bronze leather; white kid & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Leather
Linen
SHOES

Inscription

1. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""VIAULT ESTE'/ PARIS./ NO. 17, Rue de la Paix/ Fournisseur Brevete' de S.M. l'Imperatrices des Francais/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street. 278/ LONDON."" 2. Stamped on lining of shoe (B): ""MADE EXPRESSLY FOR/ _________/BOSTON"" 3. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""5/1 143266""

Additional Identification Number

1936.614A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1936.614AB