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Pair of women's mules

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Ribbed salmon silk upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional vegetative motif; band of silver and white silk embroidery and blue silk binding along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered wood Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. Green ribbed silk and brown leather insole, leather...

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Provenance

Former Collection Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1700–40s

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

10.6 x 27.5 cm (4 3/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1720a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-rib embroidered with silk and metallic thread, silk and metallic trim, silk satin binding tape, leather and silk satin-twill, and leather heel and sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes