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Shoes. Remodeled 1763(?). Silk: England (Spitalfields), design about 1740. Dark green silk with polychrome brocaded design of flowers, leaves, branches and fruit attached to cream linen base. Green silk tape edging. Shoes with latchets, small Louis heels, white leather rands, and brown leather...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen L. Campbell

American (Massachusetts), 1740

Object Place

MA, United States


11 x 9 x 23 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk ribbon, leather, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts