Shoe

Description
These dark bronze shoes have red silk ruching along the vamp. The embroidery is in red silk tambour stitch. The slightly rounded square toe and no heel are typical of this period. Glace leather has a high shine. Kid leather is very soft and often used to make gloves as well as shoes. These are the type known as straights.
Accession Loan No.
82/1929/28/1
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
shoe
Simple Name
shoe
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
c 1860
Production Year Low
1860
Production Year High
1870
Production Country
France
Production Area Region
Western Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
leather; silk

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