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Pair of Tango Shoes

A work made of machine-made lace; backed with silk warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced 15:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps foaming cut solid velvet ribbon wrap rhinestone and metal buckle's ribbon ties; silk warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk loops and plain weave edge; leather.

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  • A work made of machine-made lace; backed with silk warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced 15:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps foaming cut solid velvet ribbon wrap rhinestone and metal buckle's ribbon ties; silk warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk loops and plain weave edge; leather.

Date:

1914/19

Artist:

Made by Costa (French, active c. 1914-1919)
Paris

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Costa

Title

Pair of Tango Shoes

Origin

France

Date

Made 1914–1919

Medium

Machine-made lace; backed with silk warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced 15:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps foaming cut solid velvet ribbon wrap rhinestone and metal buckle's ribbon ties; silk warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk loops and plain weave edge; leather

Dimensions

a: 12.5 × 25.4 × 6.2 cm (5 × 10 × 2 1/2 in.) b: 12.3 × 25.4 × 6.1 cm (4 7/8 × 10 × 2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Potter Palmer II

Reference Number

1930.330a-b

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