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Pair of women's shoes

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Pink silk upper brocaded with polychrome silk yarns in floral motif, latchets cross over round tongue (no buckle), pale gray silk binding at top and ruching on tongue, butted backseam. Pointed toe. Wood Louis heel covered like upper, top piece. Leather sole. Brown leather insole, tan leather...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1750–1800

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13 x 9 x 20 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk ribbon, and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts