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Pair of woman's evening shoes
Pair of woman's evening shoes
Maker:
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Satin, Mother-of-pearl, And Leather
Dimensions:
11 x 22 x 6 cm (4 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
51.29.46a-b
Acquisition Date:
1951-11-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Osgood Hooker

Exhibition History:

Dressing for the Eighties, 1982
If the Shoe Fits, 1996-1997

Yellow satin shoes: one-piece vamp joined at waist to one-piece quarter; collar is edged with grosgrain; rounded, tapering toe; flat piece of satin at throat; it has been threaded through an oval, horizontally placed buckle to make it resemble a bow; mother-of-pearl buckle; Louis heel; leather soles; kid leather and linen lining; hand-sewn except for white machine stitching outlining the heel.
Label: Perchellet