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Pair of man's shoes

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Red silk damask in floral motifs; gold galloon at top edges, over side and back seams and around tongues; latchets tie over rounded tongues with red ribbon. Upturned pointed toes. Leather soles. White stitching at welts. Damask-covered flat heels. Brown leather insoles and linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy (probably)


29.3 x 10.3 x 11.2 cm (11 9/16 x 4 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask, gold braid, leather, and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts