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A pair of woman's pumps

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Green figured silk trimmed with silver sequins and coiled fringe with portrait (man on a, woman on b) in medallion painted on paper on instep, red foil disc on toe; white cotton binding along top and over side and back seams, drawstring at front. Pointed toe. White leather covered Louis heel, top...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably French, 1780–90

Object Place

probably France


23.6 x 8.7 x 11.4 cm (9 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk figured, gilt metal coiled fringe and sequins, red foil, silk string, paper painted, linen and leather lining, and leather heel and sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts