Pair of Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1802-1805

GUSN

GUSN-46929

Description

Each shoe in this pair is made from cream silk with a small basket weave damask ground. The toes, sides and heels are embroidered with stylized floral scrolls in silver and black thread. The opening at the top of the foot closes with a beige silk bow. The soles are leather with a slight spring heel. One shoe is labeled on the interior heel (See inscriptions).

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
embroidering
silk (textile)
floral patterns
stylization
Women's clothing
Silk
Embroidered
Geometric Floral
Shoe

Inscription

""Shoes made and warranted by Henry ---ick (letters worn away), Beverly""

Additional Identification Number

1964.79A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thorndike H. Endicott

Accession Number

1964.79AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)