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Pair of women's buckle shoes

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Red leather upper, latchets cross over round tongue, lapped side and closed back seams, pink silk binding at top. Pointed toe. White leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole seamed across center. White leather insole and lining. Condition: much worn, binding disintegrated.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, about 1780

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

11 x 7.5 x 21.1 cm (4 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.537a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with silk ribbon edging

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes