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Pair of woman's shoes

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White figured silk embroidered with polychrome silk and silver yarns and sequins in floral motif; latchets cross over pointed tongue; white silk binding along top and over side and back seams. Pointed toe. White figured silk(does not match upper) covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. Plain...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, late 18th century

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12 x 7 x 20.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with silk, metal thread, and metal spangle embroidery, silk ribbon, leather, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts