Pair of embroidered mules from India

Pair of modern, hand-embroidered mules from India (TRC 2018.0378a-b). Pair of modern, hand-embroidered mules from India (TRC 2018.0378a-b).

The collection of the TRC Leiden includes a modern pair of mules, 29 x 5 cm, with a yellow vamp, hand-embroidered with metal thread (passing and crinkly purl) and further decorated with glass beads. The embroidery consists of stylised flowers.

The sizes '6' and '47' have been stamped into the leather inner soles.  

Textile Research Centre online catalogue (TRC 2018.0378a-b).

WV 16th April 2018

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