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Pair of woman's shoes

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White figured silk upper embroidered with polychrome silk and silver yarns and spangles in conventional floral sprigs on instep and along sides; pink silk satin latchets cross over square tongue (no buckle); pink silk binding at top and over side and back seams. Round toe. Pink satin covered...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1780–85

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12.5 x 7.5 x 19.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Figured silk embroidered with silk and metallic yarns and spangles, silk satin ribbon, leather, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts