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Pair of slippers

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Slippers. Ciselé (cut and uncut voided) silk velvet upper of red conventional vegetative motif on gold ground, yellow silk tie and binding at top. Pointed toe. Brown leather sole. Turnshoe construction.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

7.8 x 7.8 x 25 cm (3 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.754a-b

Medium or Technique

Cisele silk and gilt metal, velvet, silk ribbon, and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes