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Ballet court shoe, Venetian footwear

18th century

Museo della Calzatura di Villa Foscarini Rossi

Museo della Calzatura di Villa Foscarini Rossi

Ballet court shoe made in precious dark silk velvet, gold embroideries and braids, and daisy' drawing ivory made with colour beads.

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  • Title: Ballet court shoe, Venetian footwear
  • Date Created: 18th century
  • Location Created: Riviera del Brenta, Venice, Italy
  • Provenance: The dark colour of the velvet was a typical feature in vogue during the second half of the 18th century.
  • Type: Shoe, Footwear
  • Medium: Hand-crafted, silk velvet, silk braids, glass beads

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