Pair of slippers

Probably Italian
18th century


Dimensions

7.8 x 7.8 x 25 cm (3 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.754a-b

Medium or Technique

Cisele silk and gilt metal, velvet, silk ribbon, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Slippers. Ciselé (cut and uncut voided) silk velvet upper of red conventional vegetative motif on gold ground, yellow silk tie and binding at top. Pointed toe. Brown leather sole. Turnshoe construction.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection