E0900: Velvet Shoe

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0900
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Clothing ➞ Footwear
Marks/Labels:
"Persian" on sole
Materials:
fabric ➔ cloth ➔ velvet
animal ➔ hide/skin ➔ leather
metal
Dimensions:
23 cm L
8 cm W
6.5 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Description:
This shoe is made of green and blue velvet. Sole is made of brown leather and the toe is pointed upwards.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)