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Pair of ecclesiastical shoes

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Red silk velvet uppers with gold galloon cross on vamps, latchets tie over rounded tongues. Round toes. Leather slopper soles. Red wool insoles and linings (largely deteriorated).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy (probably)


28.5 x 10.9 x 11.8 cm (11 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with gold metal braid


Textiles and Fashion Arts