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Pair of woman's pumps

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White silk sateen upper with white silk ribbon rosettes at front, lapped side seams, white silk binding, narrow white-and-black twill ties. Square toe. White leather covered wood military heel with nailed leather top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole, white cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably French, About 1850–60

Object Place

probably France


9 x 6.2 x 21.6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton sateen, silk ribbon, wood and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts