Pair of women's mules

European
18th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

7 x 8 x 22.5 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1744a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and straw cloth, metal braid, silk ribbon, and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Upper of straw couched to plain cotton and embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in floral motif; silver embroidered swag and white silk binding along top. Pointed toe. White leather insole and lining. Condition: straw broken and missing in places; binding, leather on heel disintegrating; insole worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection