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White silk embroidered on vamps, quarters and soles with silver and gilt-silver yarns with polychrome silk details; silver binding; Baroque vegetative motifs. Open toes and sides. Latchets on quarters with metallic yarn button closures. White silk linings. Stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1580–1680

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

19 x 7.7 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1742a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metal threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes