Pair of women's mules

European
1750s


Object Place: Continental Europe

Dimensions

10.5 x 7.8 x 21.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1717a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and metallic yarns, silk ribbon, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow damask upper embroidered with silver yarns in conventional leaf motif, band of silver and white silk embroidery and pink silk binding along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole. White leather insole, leather lining. Condition: one insole and lining disintegrated.

Provenance

Former Collection Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection