Pair of women's mules

sablé

French
1725–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

7.8 x 7.4 x 22.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2256a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass beads, silk thread, and leather; sablé

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Uppers of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches in polychrome poppy bouquet on white background with decorative border along top. Pointed toe. Brown leather covered wood Louis heel, top piece. Leather sole and lining; white leather insole.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection