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Pink silk upper embroidered with silver yarns and wire in conventional motif, pink silk binding along top. Pointed toe. Red leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather welt, insole, lining. Condition: silk soiled, faded, disintegrated; binding disintegrated.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1740s

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

9 x 7 x 20 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1734

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic yarns on linen lining, leather lining, heel and sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes