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Pair of women's buckle shoes

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Red silk velvet upper, latchets cross over low round tongue (no buckle), closed side and back seams, red silk binding at top, over backseam. Pointed toe. Red velvet covered flat heel. Leather sole and insole; white leather lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1780s

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

8 x 8.5 x 25.7 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.493a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk ribbon, and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes