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Green silk velvet uppers; yellow metallic galloon binding at topline and over butted side and back seams; six brass eyelets for front lacing over round tongues with green silk cord laces. Pointed toes. Brown stacked leather slipper soles. White felt insoles and vamp linings; light brown leather...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1830–50

Object Place

Venice, Italy


8 x 5.5 x 17.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with gilt metal edging tape, brass eyelets, silk cord, cotton felt inner sole and leather lining, and leather sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts