Pair of sandals
Object Place: Italy
17.8 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm (7 x 2 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen with silk and metal thread embroidery and silk lining
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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.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection