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Brown leather upper formed by side panels and series of narrow bands across instep, all with silver painted decorative motif; cross bands decorated with silver painted buttons ties with grass; toe strap. Wide open toe. Stacked leather sole with pinked edges on bottom. Insole with silver painted...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Congolese, probably 19th century

Object Place

Congo

Dimensions

13.8 x 11 x 25.2 cm (5 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1761a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather painted with silvered metal, and woven grass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes