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Ornament in the form of a lady's stirrup (Estribo)

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The square-toe shoe has filigree floral decoration across the front; a long-stemmed flower on the sole sports a jagged engraved border; the workable arch and eye for stirrup feature cast and chased leafy ornament.

Inscription

None.

Marks

None.

Provenance

Collected in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves between 1898 and 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Graves, Mrs. Samuel Cabot and Mrs. Roger Ernst in memory of their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves

1850–1900

Object Place

Argentina

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 9.8 x 21.6 cm (3 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.354a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver