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White sueded kid uppers embroidered with flat silver wires over parchment in fleur-de-lis motif on vamps; laced side closures; closed side and back seams. Slightly pointed toes. Brown leather welts. Dark brown leather soles and insoles. Red painted wood horseshoe-shaped heels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1550–1650

Object Place



30.5 x 9.7 x 24.2 cm (12 x 3 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Suede with metal embroidery on linen and appliquéd to leather, wood, cotton cord, brass tip, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts