Pair of shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1867-1874

GUSN

GUSN-39497

Description

Ivory silk satin shoes bound with ivory tape; Trimmed with large ivory rosette with cut steel center ornament; Large rosette at toe covers small ivory bow of earlier date. 1/2" wide elastic strap trimmed with same style rosette with same steel ornament; Square toe; square throat with drawstring; 3-3/8" vamp; no center back seam. Sole has narrow waist which extends around heel; 1-3/4" heel; cream/white leather and linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
textiles
elasticity
stitching
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Leather
Linen
Elastic
Hand Stitched
SHOES

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""39/3/245"" 2. Stamped on sole of both shoes: ""39/ 39/ 32"" __ 3

Additional Identification Number

1937.1340A-B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1937.1340AB