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Ecclesiastical pantoffle

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Red silk velvet vamp with indication of appliquéd cross since removed. Square toe. Velvet-covered cork platform. Dark brown leather sole. Red silk insole and lining.

Provenance

Said to have belonged to pope Innocent X.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1644–55

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.515

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, leather, and silk lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes