SHOES

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-54516

Description

Tapestry weave; white silk w/ polychrome geometric medallion at toe & heel in blues, green, gray, black, coral & orange; bound w/ blue tape. Trimmed w/ blue ruching & silver wrapped yellow "gold" thread; square toe; scalloped throat; 4" vamp; no center back seam; narrow waist; low 1" heel covered w/ blue taffeta; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
stitching
leather
silk (textile)
taffeta
tapestry (process)
exhibitions (events)
geometric patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Leather
Tapestry Weave
Hand Stitched
Geometric
Expositions
SHOES

Inscription

Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""Boulevard des Capucines/ No 27/ Ancien 25./ M.son LAPAQUE/ H.ri HOFFMANN Admis a/ L'Exp.on Universelle de 1855/ Chausseur/ DES DAMES/ PARIS./ English Spoken.""

Additional Identification Number

1946.990A-B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1946.990AB