Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Delightful Distractions - A Few Fairly Fine Antique Shoes & Purses


18th-Century Shoes
18th-Century Shoes
18th-Century Shoes
18th-Century Shoes

1740 Ivory silk satin covered with appliqued strips of matching braid Museum of the City of New York
1770s Green spotted silk shoes Museum of the City of New York
1790 Leather Shoe Museum of the City of New York
1825 Bedroom needlework slippers with white satin rosettes Museum of the City of New York
1825 Purse with tortoise shell plaques on gilt stamped leather accordian pouch Museum of the City of New York
1830s Brown leather bedroom slipper with quilted top Adel-Hal, Paris Museum of the City of New York
1840s Canvas Beaded drawstring pouch illustrating Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe Museum of the City of New York
1850 Rose kid slippers with embroidered metalic thread flowers Museum of the City of New York
1885 Beaded leather slippers Museum of the City of New York
1890 Beaded bag with owl design Museum of the City of New York
1895 Velvet and satin show by L Perchellet, Paris Museum of the City of New York