Pair of sandals

Italian
1580–1680


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

17.8 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm (7 x 2 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1741a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk and metal thread embroidery and silk lining

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cotton or linen solidly embroidered on vamps, quarters and soles with silver yarns(some over parchment) with polychrome silk details; salmon silk and silver binding; Baroque vegetative motifs. Open toes and sides. Small rounded tongue on vamp, similar latchets from quarters. Loops of latchets close over button on tongue(paste button added later). Pale blue silk linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection