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Pair of women's mules

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Green damask(?) silk upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional motif; band of silver fringe and pink silk binding along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered wood Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole, leather lining. {ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic...

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Former Collection Simonetti (Rome)

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, about 1770

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9.7 x 10 x 22.5 cm (3 13/16 x 3 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silvered- metallic yarn, silvered loop fringe, silk satin binding tape, leather lining and leather and heel and sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts