Ecclesiastical buskin (one of a pair)

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

25 x 53.5 cm (9 13/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1958a

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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. Saville Seligman (London)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection