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Pair of women's mules

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Red silk velvet upper trimmed with gilt-silver bobbin lace. Pointed toe. Tan leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Brown leather sole, insole; leather lining.

Provenance

Former Collection Simonetti (Rome).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1720s–1740s

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

9.2 x 8.2 x 21.3 cm (3 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1723a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with silk and metallic bobbin lace and braid, leather lining, heel and sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes