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Ecclesiastical buskin (one of a pair)

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Lamé stockings. Crimson silk with supplementary gold filiment weft (occuring on alternate shots); bottom of foot plain crimson silk. Red-and-gold silk garter near top. Gilt-silver and yellow silk galloon at top edge. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 21A. Former Coll G....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

25 x 53.5 cm (9 13/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1958a

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes