Pair of women's buckle shoes
Object Place: Europe
17.2 x 10 x 23.5 cm (6 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin brocade with applied metalic and silk bobbin lace, silk ribbon, and leather
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Green silk satin upper brocaded with pink silk yarns in floral motif, embroidered with pink silk and silver yarns in conventional floral motif on instep; gilt-silver bobbin lace over pink silk on tongue and along top of quarters; latchets cross overturn-down tongue; blue silk binding at top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole and lining. Condition: upper, embroidery and binding deteriorated somewhat, worn at toe.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection