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Pair of children's shoes

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Uppers: white silk brocaded with salmon and green silk and silver yarns in floral motifs; silver lace at lapped side and butted back seams and toplines; latchets tie over round tongues with white grosgrain binding. Pointed toes. Light brown leather soles with darker tanned design of bird...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1715–75

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13.7 x 4.5 x 6.8 cm (5 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

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Silk brocade with silvered metal thread lace, silk ribbon, and leather heel, sole and lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts