Pair of women's elastic side boot

Dutch
1840–?0


Object Place: Netherlands

Dimensions

17 x 7.3 x 25 cm (6 11/16 x 2 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.481a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gilt metal embroidery and seed pearls over parchment, cotton lined, and leather heel and sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Purple silk satin upper heavily embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and seed pearls over parchment in conventional vegetative motif; elastic side gussets replaced by blue-violet silk. Square toe. Leather sole. Black stacked leather heel. Parchment insole, white cotton lining. Condition: faded, silk split in places.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection