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Pair of women's buckle shoes

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Green silk satin upper brocaded with pink silk yarns in floral motif, embroidered with pink silk and silver yarns in conventional floral motif on instep; gilt-silver bobbin lace over pink silk on tongue and along top of quarters; latchets cross overturn-down tongue; blue silk binding at top....

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1700–30s

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17.2 x 10 x 23.5 cm (6 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

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Silk satin brocade with applied metalic and silk bobbin lace, silk ribbon, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts