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Alum-tanned white leather upper punched with wheels and hearts in diapered border; pink silk stitching at butted side and back seams, tassels at back; narrow latchets with white silk tie with pink tassels tie thru narrow round tongue. Brown leather piece trimmed with pink tassels over vamp....

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Coll. Simonetti (Rome); by 1943, purchased by Elizabeth Day McCormick; gift to the MFA (January 1, 1944)

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1610–20

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12.5 x 7.3 x 18.9 cm (4 15/16 x 2 7/8 x 7 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tooled leather and silk tassels


Textiles and Fashion Arts