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Laced shoe from the Joseph Box collection

Made
Laced shoe, straight, one of pair, womens, embroidered linen / leather / silk / silver, maker unknown, England, c. 1710

Womens straight laced shoe of rand construction with visible stitching and upcurved blunt pointed over needlepoint toe and covered Louis heel. Upper consists of embroidered linen, lined with silk and leather, featuring a high cut vamp with square tongue, under latchets tieing in centre front, oblique side seams, centre back seam and leather soles. Edges bound in pink silk …

Summary

Object No.

H4448-7/1

Object Statement

Laced shoe (1 of pair), part of the Joseph Box collection, womens, linen / leather / silk / metal, maker unknown, England, c. 1710

Physical Description

Laced shoe, straight, one of pair, womens, embroidered linen / leather / silk / silver, maker unknown, England, c. 1710

Womens straight laced shoe of rand construction with visible stitching and upcurved blunt pointed over needlepoint toe and covered Louis heel. Upper consists of embroidered linen, lined with silk and leather, featuring a high cut vamp with square tongue, under latchets tieing in centre front, oblique side seams, centre back seam and leather soles. Edges bound in pink silk and upper decorated with silver scrolls and silk flowers embroidered in the centres. Shoe appears to have been remade from an earlier fabric.

(See object file for specialist report by June Swann)

Dimensions

Height

115 mm

Width

90 mm

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

Laced shoe from the Joseph Box collection 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 3 December 2021, <https://ma.as/239815>

Wikipedia

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