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Pair of women's shoes

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Beige figured silk upper brocaded with polychrome silk yarns in motif of floral sprigs in lozenges, latchets cross over round tongue (no buckle), pink silk binding at top and over backseam. Pointed toe. Cream figured silk in floral motif covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole, insole; white...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1750–1800

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13 x 8.4 x 20.6 cm (5 1/8 x 3 5/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, leather, and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts