Shoes (footwear)

Object number
99.3.121 AB
Creator
Charlton, Ladies' Boot and Shoe Maker
Date
1730
Description
Pair of leather shoes with red and green embroidery, black dulled sequins and small black coils on the toe. There is also a white silk bow on each shoe. Shoe A seems to have white leather while shoe B has considerably darker leather. Both shoes have pointed toes and 1-1/4" heels. In shoe B label reads, "Charlton, ladies' boot and shoe maker, from London, Windsor, and Bath. Scale-Lane, Hill, Ladies' dress slippers performed in the first fashionable style." Tag in shoe A reads "Original Picadilly, Newport, RI 1730"
Materials
leather
Object Type
shoes (footwear)