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Pair of women's mules

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Upper of straw couched to plain cotton and embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in floral motif; silver embroidered swag and white silk binding along top. Pointed toe. White leather insole and lining. Condition: straw broken and missing in places; binding, leather on heel disintegrating; insole...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 18th century

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7 x 8 x 22.5 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Silk and straw cloth, metal braid, silk ribbon, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts