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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)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

43.1750a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with gold metal braid

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes