Pair of women's mules

European
1730s–1740s


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

10 x 9 x 21.5 cm (3 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1722a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic yarns; metallic trim; leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White ribbed silk upper embroidered with green and yellow silk and gilt-silver yarns in conventional floral motif; green pleated silk ribbon and gilt-silver, silver and white silk trim along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered wood Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole, insole, lining. ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 26D

Provenance

Former Collection Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection