Object Place: Italy
27.5 x 11.2 x 11.6 cm (10 13/16 x 4 7/16 x 4 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet with gold metal embroidery, gold metal braid, leather, silk ribbon, and silk lining
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Red silk velvet upper embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and wire in cross on vamp and trimmed with gilt-silver galloon along top, over side and back seams; latchets with pink silk ribbon ties with gilt-silver tassels tie over round tongue; pink silk binding along top. Round toe. Flat heel covered with galloon, top piece. Leather sole. Red silk insole, lining. Condition: faded and soiled.
Said to have belonged to pope Pius VI(1775-1799)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection