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Pair of woman's tie shoes

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Yellow linen upper solidly embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in motif of plant in lozenge; latchets (with holes for tie) cross over high squared tongue; butted side and back seams; pink silk strips along top and over seams. Pointed toe. Red leather Louis heel. Brown leather sole. White...

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Provenance

Former Coll. Baroness d'Erlanger.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1720–30s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 8 x 22 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.489a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery, silk ribbon, and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes