Pair of Ladies Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-936

Description

White kid leather pumps; toe trimmed with small bow & triangular medallion of clear glass beads and iridescent sequins; bound with white silk tape; pointed toe (not sharp); brown leather sole; heel covered with white kid; toe lined with white linen; heel lined with white kid; white kid inner sole; heel has eight brass nails; three round holes on each sole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pumps (shoes)
footwear
leather
sequins (spangles)
Shoe
Shoe

Inscription

1. Circular label embossed on inner soles of A & B in gold - ""HOOK KNOWLES/& Co Ld/MAKERS TO THE/ROYAL FAMILY/66 & 65/NEW BOND St./LONDON"" 2. Stamped or written in black ink on lining of A & B ( a lot is illegible) _ ""M 844 --/NO (?)39/B(?)""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6350AB