Pair of sandals

Italian
1580–1680


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

19 x 7.7 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1742a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metal threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk embroidered on vamps, quarters and soles with silver and gilt-silver yarns with polychrome silk details; silver binding; Baroque vegetative motifs. Open toes and sides. Latchets on quarters with metallic yarn button closures. White silk linings. Stiffened with cardboard.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection