White Satin Shoes

Benjamin Burras, New York City
Date: 1780-1795
Maker: Benjamin Burras, New York City
Dimensions: 2 1/2 H x 9 1/2 L x 2 3/4 W
Materials: Silk, leather, linen, silk embroidery with silver spangles

Paper label printed with copperplate engraving pasted to inside sole of shoe. Label reads: Benjamin Burras / Ladies' / Silk & Stuff / Shoe-maker / No. / N York

Credit: Gift of Annie S. Bissell
Accession Number: 1915.2.3