Pair of black kid shoes with low Louis heels and square toes, lined with white leather, design of star-like small flowers and foliage embroidered on toes with cut steel beads; black kid finish cracked and worn at back of shoes.
Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron
American, mid-19th century
22.7 x 6.5 x 10 cm (8 15/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Leather with cut steel bead embroidery, silk ribbon, and cotton lining
Textiles and Fashion Arts