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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 large polychrome poppy (?) on white background with floral border at top edge; narrow metallic galloon binding. Pointed toes. White silk-covered Louis heels, horseshoe-shaped top pieces. Brown leather...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1890–1900

Object Place

France

Dimensions

6 x 6.8 x 22.9 cm (2 3/8 x 2 11/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

43.2258a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass beads, silk thread, metal braid, silk, and leather; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes