Women's Shoes

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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.
National Museum of American History
Credit Line
From the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts
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
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Home and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
1700-1799
Object Name
shoes, pair of
ID Number
CS.311503.002
catalog number
311503.002
accession number
311503