Pair of miniature mules (children's ?)

French
1675–1725


Object Place: France

Dimensions

10.9 x 4.6 x 5.6 cm (4 5/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1726a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, leather, silk cord, wood, and leather heel and sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Vamps: salmon silk brocaded with white silk in floral motif; yellow grosgrain bindings; pointed at throats. Pointed toes. White leather welts. Brown leather soles. Dark brown leather-covered wood Louis heels; leather top piece on one. Silk and leather insoles. Buckskin linings emerge above vamp toplines; salmon silk cord passes through soles and ties through linings at throats. Condition: poor; deteriorated.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection