Pair of women's mules. Tops of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Pink silk lining, leather soles. Top scene of balloon ascension, with two mounted, uniformed men in foreground, based on print depicting battle of Fleuru


  • Title: Pair of women's beaded mules
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1794
  • Physical Dimensions: 21.4 x 8.6 x 7.2 cm (8 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
  • Type: Shoes
  • Rights: The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • Medium: Glass beads (sablé), leather sole and heel, silk lining, and gilt metal trim

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