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Cotton or linen solidly embroidered on vamps, quarters and soles with silver yarns(some over parchment) with polychrome silk details; salmon silk and silver binding; Baroque vegetative motifs. Open toes and sides. Small rounded tongue on vamp, similar latchets from quarters. Loops of latchets...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1580–1680

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17.8 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm (7 x 2 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

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Linen with silk and metal thread embroidery and silk lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts