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Pair of women's mules

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Vamps of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches in motif of polychrome man and woman dancing (each vamp mirrors other) on white background with decorative border at top edge; narrow metallic galloon binding. Pointed toes. White leather-covered Louis heels, top...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

43.2257a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass beads, silk thread,, and leather; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes