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Pair of Shoes


Artist Unknown (Afghanistan)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pair of Shoes, Artist Unknown (Afghanistan)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Smooth and suede leather, gold metallic thread, cotton cord
Size: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (8.89 x 8.89 x 29.21 cm) (each)
Creation Place: Afghanistan
Culture: Afghanistan
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: smooth tan leather pointed toe shoes with red leather and blue suede lining attached by cotton stitching; top of instep and back of heel heavily embroidered on red and blue suede with gold metallic thread
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.4a,b
Added to Site: March 1, 2009