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Woman's mule

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Red silk velvet upper, pink silk binding alond top. Pointed toe. Brown leather Louis heel. Dark brown leather sole. White leather welt; leather lining and insole stamped with arms of Conti family.

Provenance

Said to have been worn by a Princesse Conti.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1775–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

5.2 x 7.6 x 21 cm (2 1/16 x 3 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.565

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes