Pair of men's mules

1670s


Object Place: Europe?

Dimensions

29.4 x 9.3 x 8.5 cm (11 9/16 x 3 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.758a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather, brocaded silk, and metallic lace

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s mule. Vamp of ribbed blue silk, brocaded with gold-colored silk (and metallic yarns?) in decorative motif, trimmed with gilt-silver lace at toplines. Square toes. Leather soles. Stacked leather heels. Leather linings and insoles with serrated edge at heels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection