Ecclesiastical shoe

Italian
mid-18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

27 x 9.7 x 13.7 cm (10 5/8 x 3 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1758

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gold metal thread embroidery, gold metal braid, silk ribbon, leather, and silk lining

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red silk satin 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 red silk ribbon ties with tassels tie over high round tongue; red silk binding along top. Round toe. Flat heel covered with galloon, top piece. Leather sole. Galloon covered welt. Red silk insole, lining. Condition: galloon on tongue missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection