Pair of slippers

Persian


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

11 x 10 x 26.7 cm (4 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.549a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with metal thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Collages

Leather uppers embroidered with green and pink silk and yellow metallic yarns; double gilded leather bands at red leather binding. Upturned pointed toes; vamps pointed at throats; green leather piece at quarter points. Two-layer leather sole. Leather linings; cloth insoles embroidered with gilt-copper yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection