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About this object

  • ID:

    A13171

  • Production date:

    1651-1660

  • Location:

    In Store

  • One of a pair of men's mules (with A13170) made with salmon pink silk satin covered uppers decorated with embroidery of silver and silver-gilt thread, purl of two types, spangles in twisted chain stitch and laid and couched work and partially padded. Within the embroidery is a large Tudor rose, within the scrollwork to either side are round-headed flowers and at the toe of the shoe is a large thistle. The heels are decorated with rather spindly leafy stems. The toe is wide, forked and overhanging over a wide forked sole. The groove is off centre. It is unusual to find a forked sole. The wedged heel is 32mm high and covered with silk satin.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    L 301 mm; W 95 mm; H 105 mm (overall)

  • Materials

    silk; metal; leather; wood

  • Last Updated

    2024-05-03

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Object

    shoe; mule (pairs with)

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