Women's Shoes

Description
This is a pair of green leather and silk women’s shoes made around 1785-1790. Artisan shoes were often made in the home or in small shops, possibly as secondary income for farmers or fishermen.
Object Name
shoes, pair of
date made
1700-1799
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 8.89 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
CS*311503.002
catalog number
311503.002
accession number
311503
subject
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Costume
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
From the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts

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