Pair of women's buckle shoes
Object Place: England (possibly)
10.8 x 9 x 23.7 cm (4 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 9 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with metallic thread, silk and metallic braid applique, silk satin binding tape, leather, silk and linen lining, and leather soles
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Dark green silk satin upper embroidered with silver yarns and wire and gilt-silver strips in conventional floral motif; latchets cross over high square tongue (no buckle); dark green silk binding at top, silver galloon over side, back seams. Peaked toe. Louis heel covered like upper embroidered with silver galloon, top piece. Leather sole. White leather welt, brown leather insole; cotton vamp lining, white figured silk lining tongue; white leather quarter lining. Condition: tarnished, worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection