Pair of shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-47464

Description

Each shoe in this pair is constructed from white kid leather without additional embellishment. The oval toe is wide and the last edges are covered with a band of white silk trim. There is a slight spring heel and a leather sole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
stitching
leather
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Leather
Silk
Hand Stitched
Shoe

Inscription

Printed paper label in lining: ""Made, Warrented & Sold, by LYMAN GARFIELD, Fitchburg, Mafs/N.B. Leather Marocco [sic] and kid [illegible] at short notice with neatness and [illegible]"" (paper label interior heel)

Additional Identification Number

1967.97A-B

Maker

Garfield, Lyman (Maker)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Accession Number

1967.97AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Fitchburg (Worcester county, Massachusetts)