Pair of woman's mules, probably France, 1730-1750. Yellow silk damask embroidered in symmetrical scrolling design using silk knots and satin stitches, as well as silver metallic threads worked in satin stitches over vellum ground to raise it above the surface. Open edge of vamp is bound with gold silk tape and trimmed with ruched pink silk ribbon. The high shaped heel is covered with sueded leather. Leather linings.
Designation: Shoes Technique and material: Hand-made of hand woven fabrics in silk and linen, hand embroidered with silk yarn, glued and plugged hælflikk sole of leather. Manufacturer: Unknown Produced in: Unknown Dating: Approx. In 1770