User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

shoe

Start collecting

Paper and cloth covered vamp embroidered with gitl-silver wire and spangles and red and green glass beads in motif of circle containing, "XX;" fleur-de-lis formed at throat; pink cotton(?) covered quarters; butted backseam. Long pointed toe solidly embroidered with gilt-silver yarns in...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

India, 19th century

Object Place

probably France

Dimensions

12 x 7.7 x 26.2 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1766

Medium or Technique

Paper and silk with metal thread, glass bead, and sequin embroidery mounted on linen and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes