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Paper and cloth covered vamp embroidered with gilt-silver yarns, wires, foil and bits of red and mirrored glass in motif of quatrefoils and oval rosettes; fleur-de-lis formed at throat, red velvet quarters, butted seams. Long pointed toe solidly embroidered with gilt-silver yarns in herringbone...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

India, 19th century

Object Place

Flanders

Dimensions

20.5 x 9.5 x 38.6 cm (8 1/16 x 3 3/4 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.478a-b

Medium or Technique

Paper with silk, glass bead, and metal thread embroidery, mounted on leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes