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Pair of Shoes

A work made of leather; shoe stitched with cotton and silk; trimmed with wool, plain weave; embroidered with silk, cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and stem stitches; couching; silk and cotton wrapped cut tassels.

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  • A work made of leather; shoe stitched with cotton and silk; trimmed with wool, plain weave; embroidered with silk, cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and stem stitches; couching; silk and cotton wrapped cut tassels.

Date:

Early 20th century

Artist:

Ida ou Nadif
Anti-Atlas Mountains region, Morocco

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Ida Ou Nadif

Title

Pair of Shoes

Place

Morocco (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1900–1950

Medium

Leather; shoe stitched with cotton and silk; trimmed with wool, plain weave; embroidered with silk, cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin and stem stitches; couching; silk and cotton wrapped cut tassels

Dimensions

a: 24.5 × 26.4 × 12 cm (9 5/8 × 10 3/8 × 4 3/4 in.); b: 24.4 × 25.5 × 11.9 cm (9 5/8 × 10 × 4 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Edward E. Ayer Endowment in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

2002.270a-b

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