A pair of pink satin shoes with straps and a satin heel. Pointed tongue and toe. Straight side seam.

A pair of pink satin shoes with straps and a satin heel. Pointed tongue and toe. Straight side seam.

Ladies Shoes, New England, Gray, Winthrop (Maker), 1765-1775. Upper of dark gray silk brocaded w/ large stylized flowers w/ gold & silver metallic thread & geometric patterned ground; thick 2" heel; oval toe; straight side seam; square tongue. Brocade,  Fiddle Thread, Hand Stitched, Silk brocade (textile), metallic (color attribute), silk stitching thread. Historic New England.

Ladies Shoes, New England, Gray, Winthrop (Maker), 1765-1775. Upper of dark gray silk brocaded w/ large stylized flowers w/ gold & silver metallic thread & geometric patterned ground; thick 2" heel; oval toe; straight side seam; square tongue. Brocade, Fiddle Thread, Hand Stitched, Silk brocade (textile), metallic (color attribute), silk stitching thread. Historic New England.

Pair of shoes c1750 Place of origin: England Materials and Techniques: Leather sole, with brocaded silk uppers Museum number: T.446&A-1913

Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes c1750 Place of origin: England Materials and Techniques: Leather sole, with brocaded silk uppers Museum number: T.446&A-1913

Buckle shoes, England, 1775-1785, Of turnshoe construction with blunt oval toes and covered thin louis heels. Shoes consist of grey blue ribbed silk uppers with silver embroidered floral motif on vamp, medium high tongue, square toe, round straps to buckle over vamp, one of which is pierced and a straight side seam. Uppers lined in natural leather and the insole is brown leather. Heels covered in matching grey blue ribbed silk are white stitched in the channel. Sole is of sueded brown…

Buckle shoes, England, 1775-1785, Of turnshoe construction with blunt oval toes and covered thin louis heels. Shoes consist of grey blue ribbed silk uppers with silver embroidered floral motif on vamp, medium high tongue, square toe, round straps to buckle over vamp, one of which is pierced and a straight side seam. Uppers lined in natural leather and the insole is brown leather. Heels covered in matching grey blue ribbed silk are white stitched in the channel. Sole is of sueded brown…

Pair of ladies shoes, c. 1780. Emerald green silk satin and black leather, he toes adorned with graduated cut-work 'butterflies' with white silk embroidered details, shaped white leather heels.

Pair of ladies shoes, c. 1780. Emerald green silk satin and black leather, he toes adorned with graduated cut-work 'butterflies' with white silk embroidered details, shaped white leather heels.

Pair of lady's shoes, ca. 1720-1730. White kid embroidered in imitation of brocade with large carnations and other blooms, edged in pale blue silk ribbon, straights, with narrow white rand, sharply pointed overhang toe-tip, low curved, heel, lined in linen.

Pair of lady's shoes, ca. 1720-1730. White kid embroidered in imitation of brocade with large carnations and other blooms, edged in pale blue silk ribbon, straights, with narrow white rand, sharply pointed overhang toe-tip, low curved, heel, lined in linen.

Pair of lady's buckle shoes, 1760-1769. Cream silk brocade woven with a floral design in red and blue, Louis heels, round toes.

Pair of lady's buckle shoes, 1760-1769. Cream silk brocade woven with a floral design in red and blue, Louis heels, round toes.

1770s  Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Lady's white and green kidskin shoes with Louis heel.

1770s Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Lady's white and green kidskin shoes with Louis heel.

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