Pair of ecclesiastical shoes

European
18th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

28.7 x 10 x 9.3 cm (11 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1748a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gold metal embroidery, leather, and silk ribbon

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk satin upper embroidered with gilt-silver yarns, wire and decorations in floral motif, cross on vamp; latchets with white silk ties tie over low round tongue; white silk binding along top; lapped side, butted back seams. Round toe. Flat heel. Leather sole. Buff leather insoe and quarter lining; plain cotton vamp lining. Condition: silk splitting in places.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection