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Pair of women's buckle shoes

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Dark green silk satin upper embroidered with silver yarns and wire and gilt-silver strips in conventional floral motif; latchets cross over high square tongue (no buckle); dark green silk binding at top, silver galloon over side, back seams. Peaked toe. Louis heel covered like upper embroidered...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly English, 1730s

Object Place

England (possibly)

Dimensions

10.8 x 9 x 23.7 cm (4 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.502a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with metallic thread, silk and metallic braid applique, silk satin binding tape, leather, silk and linen lining, and leather soles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes