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Pair of women's mules

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Orange silk velvet upper, gold silk tape ruching and binding at top, silver toe piece in stylized floral motif. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Dark brown leather sole. White leather insole, leather lining. Condition: faded, velvet split above toe piece, insole...

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Former Collection Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, late 17th–early 18th century

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11 x 9.5 x 22.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather, silk velvet, silk satin rushing with silvered metal toe, leather lining and leather heel and sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts