Pair of woman's buckle shoes

Mehetable Stoddard (Hyslop)about 1770

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston, MA, United States


  • Title: Pair of woman's buckle shoes
  • Creator Lifespan: 1719 - 1792
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Gender: Female
  • Date Created: about 1770
  • Physical Dimensions: w80 x h125 x d242 mm
  • Type: Costumes
  • Rights: Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • External Link: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/pair-of-woman-s-buckle-shoes-50173
  • Medium: Silk plain weave with supplementary patterning weft, silk plain weave ribbon and lining, linen plain weave lining, leather
  • Worn by: Mehetable Stoddard (Hyslop)
  • Inscription: Written in ink inside on linen lining at back near heel: "IW/ Brocaded Silk" and "MR" [in a different hand] Written in ink inside on lining of instep: "JH 5/36" Written in ink on leather insole at back ner heel: "MC"
  • City, state, country: England

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