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Pair of women's buckle shoes

Blue silk damask upper in floral motif, latchets cross over round tongue (no buckle); blue silk lining along top, over side and back seams. Pointed toe. Louis heel covered like upper. Leather sole. Brown leather insole, white leather welt, plain linen lining. Condition: silk splitting lower...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 1760s

Object Place

England (possibly)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk damask; leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts