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Ecclesiastical buskin (one of a pair)

Lamé stockings. Crimson silk with supplementary gold filiment weft (occuring on alternate shots); bottom of foot plain crimson silk. Red-and-gold silk garter near top. Gilt-silver and yellow silk galloon at top edge. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 21A. Former Coll G....

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century

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Silk and gilt metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts