Pair of women's mules

European
1730s


Object Place: Continental Europe

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 9 x 22.5cm (4 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 8 7/8in.)

Accession Number

43.1718a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocaded silk with silk embroidery, leather, and metallic trim

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk twill upper brocaded with polychrome silks in vegetative motif; three silver rosettes, silver fringe and pale green silk ruching along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered wood Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole, insole, lining. Condition: uppers worn at toe.

Provenance

Former collection Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection