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Pair of mules

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Cut voided silk velvet upper in black pile and green twill stripes, green silk tuft at top, green silk binding along top. Pointed peaked toe. Black leather heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather lining and insole. Condition: toe and velvet worn, insole soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Man's or woman's mule (one of a pair)

French, 1780–1800

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6.1 x 7.5 x 25 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk trim, silk ribbon, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts