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Pair of women's shoes

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Pink figured silk upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional floral motif; latchets cross over turn-down tongue; silver galloon and white silk binding at top, over side and back seams. Pointed toe. Louis heel covered like upper. Leather sole. White silk lining disintegrated revealing...

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Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1750–1760s

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

15.3 x 10 x 22 cm (6 x 3 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.504a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin figured, embroidered with metallic thread, metallic galloon, leather and silk lining, and leather sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes