Pair of children's shoes
Object Place: France
13.7 x 4.5 x 6.8 cm (5 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk brocade with silvered metal thread lace, silk ribbon, and leather heel, sole and lining
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Uppers: white silk brocaded with salmon and green silk and silver yarns in floral motifs; silver lace at lapped side and butted back seams and toplines; latchets tie over round tongues with white grosgrain binding. Pointed toes. Light brown leather soles with darker tanned design of bird standing on heart on peak. White leather-covered wedged heels. White kid insoles and linings; brown leather stiffeners. Condition: fair; silk deteriorated.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection