Shoe * slipper or "mule" of brocaded silk Ca. 1660 England Silk brocaded with silver metallic threads, silver gilt lace trim, wood, leather, silk lining Woman's backless slipper shoe or "mule," constructed of brocaded silk and leather. Shoe has squared toe and high heel. The yellow brocaded silk has conventionalized floral designs in silver metallic thread applied to vamp and heel, edged with fringe of silver metallic thread. White rand. Fully lined.