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Pair of women's mules

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Yellow damask upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional leaf motif, band of silver and white silk embroidery and pink silk binding along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole, leather lining. Condition: one insole and lining...

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Former Collection Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1750s

Object Place

Continental Europe


10.5 x 7.8 x 21.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and metallic yarns, silk ribbon, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts