Pair of women's elastic side boot
Object Place: Netherlands
17 x 7.3 x 25 cm (6 11/16 x 2 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin with gilt metal embroidery and seed pearls over parchment, cotton lined, and leather heel and sole
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Purple silk satin upper heavily embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and seed pearls over parchment in conventional vegetative motif; elastic side gussets replaced by blue-violet silk. Square toe. Leather sole. Black stacked leather heel. Parchment insole, white cotton lining. Condition: faded, silk split in places.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection