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Salmon silk uppers embroidered with yellow and white metallic wires in floral motifs(poppy on vamps); yellow metallic galloon binding at topline, base, over side and back seams; latchets tie over square tongues with green/white/pink lacings. Pointed toes. Brown leather welts with white...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1675–1725

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13 x 5.8 x 8.5 cm (5 1/8 x 2 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Silk with metal thread embroidery, metal braid, leather, and silk cord


Textiles and Fashion Arts