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Pair of women's buckle shoes

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Pink figured silk, upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional vegetative motif, latchets cross over turn-down tongue (no buckle); silver bobbin lace and white silk binding at tongue, top, side and back seams. Pointed peaked toe. White leather sole, insole; tan leather lining. Condition:...

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Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European (Possibly German), 1760s–1770s

Object Place

Germany, possibly

Dimensions

12.3 x 8.5 x 24.5 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.507a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk figured weave embroidered with silvered- metal thread, bobbin lace, and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes