Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1765-1775

GUSN

GUSN-54955

Description

Pair of silk shoes with two inch heels, oval toes, straight side seam, square tongue, and a floral design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
brocade (textile)
stitching
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
Shoe
Shoe

Inscription

"Made by/Winthrp Gray/Near the Corn [illegible]/Boston" (on paper label pasted inside heel of one shoe, with Masonic compass symbol above text)

Additional Identification Number

1949.130A-B

Maker

Gray, Winthrop (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.130AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)