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Pair of man's slippers (mojari or khussa)

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Leather uppers embroidered with green and pink silk and yellow metallic yarns; triple gilded leather bands at red leather binding. Upturned pointed toes; copper wire-bound points at vamp throats; green leather piece at quarter points. Two layer leather sole. Red silk insoles embroidered with...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, May 12, 1949

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Persia

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in., 26.5 cm (10.4 x 9.5 cm, 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.548a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather and silk with gold metal thread embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes