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White silk rep uppers embroidered with gilt-silver wire, yarns and spangles in vining vegettive motifs; laced front closure over round tongue; lapped front and back seams; white silk binding; gilt-metal tassels at topline. Round toes. Dark brown leather soles, stacked heels, insoles and...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1550–1650

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21.3 x 6.7 x 17.1 cm (8 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

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Silk with gilt metal and sequin embroidery, silk cord, silk ribbon, metal thread tassels, linen lining, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts