Pair of children's shoes

Italian
1675–1725


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

13 x 5.8 x 8.5 cm (5 1/8 x 2 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1728a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk with metal thread embroidery, metal braid, leather, and silk cord

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Salmon silk uppers embroidered with yellow and white metallic wires in floral motifs(poppy on vamps); yellow metallic galloon binding at topline, base, over side and back seams; latchets tie over square tongues with green/white/pink lacings. Pointed toes. Brown leather welts with white stitching. Brown leather soles and flat heels. Brown leather insoles and linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection