Pair of children's shoes

Italian
1850–70


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

12 x 4.2 x 7 cm (4 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1731a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gilt metal thread and sequins embroidery, silk lining, and leather sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk satin uppers embroidered with yellow metallic yarns over parchment, wires, and dome-shaped ornaments in vegetative motifs; red silk binding; lapped side seams; red silk bows at throats; 8 red-stitched eyelets for front lacing. Square toes. Red morocco leather slipper soles. Red silk insoles and linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection