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Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (Made)

  • Date:

    1800 to 1889 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Canvas, dye, paint, varnish, bone

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tightly woven white cotton uppers with cotton soles dyed blue with 3 bands of red and white thin painted lines, the surface covered in varnish, bone tips and heals

Place of Origin

Iran (Made)


1800 to 1889 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Canvas, dye, paint, varnish, bone

Object history note

Giveh shoes

Descriptive line

Shoes (Giveh), woven white cotton uppers, cotton soles, bone tips and heels; Iran, ca. 1850 to 1889


Canvas; Bone; Varnish




Middle East Section

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