Ottoman empire slippers with gold thread padded embroidery. XIX century.

Regular price €500,00

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Purple velvet shoes.

Ottoman Empire. Probably produced for the European market.
Crown motif embroidery.
19th century.
Embroidered with metallic threads like those above may have belonged to a woman of status.
Dimensions: total length 24.5 cm 

Embroidery threads:
Thread wrapped in metal, strips of gold metal twisted in Z around a yellow silk thread Rarely worn because so finely worked, she could have worn these slippers during the reception of distinguished guests or on special occasions.
Signs of wear.