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Pair of ecclesiastical shoes

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White silk satin upper embroidered with gilt-silver yarns, wire and decorations in floral motif, cross on vamp; latchets with white silk ties tie over low round tongue; white silk binding along top; lapped side, butted back seams. Round toe. Flat heel. Leather sole. Buff leather insoe and quarter...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 18th century

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28.7 x 10 x 9.3 cm (11 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

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Silk satin with gold metal embroidery, leather, and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts