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Pair of ecclesiastical shoes

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Red silk taffeta upper embroidered with gilt-silver yarns, wire and sequins in scrolling floral motif, cross on vamp; latchets with red ribbed silk ribbon ties tie over low round tongue; gold silk binding along top; lapped side, butted back seams. Round toe. Flat heel. Leather sole. Buff leather...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 18th century

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

28.1 x 9.5 x 98.8 cm (11 1/16 x 3 3/4 x 38 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1749a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold metal thread and sequin embroidery, leather, and linen lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes