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Pair of women's tie shoes

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Yellow silk taffeta upper embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in conventional floral pattern; latchets close behind high square tongue; green silk binding along top and over side and back seams. Pointed toe. Louis heel covered in same fabric; white leather welt; leather sole; brown leather...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1725–50

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23.5 x 8.4 x 12.8 cm (9 1/4 x 3 5/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

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Silk taffeta with silk embroidery, silk binding tape, silk, linen and leather lining, and leather sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts