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Carved wood with brown painted cap, quarters, tassel at throat, heel; white painted vamp with Gothic initials "G" and "N" on either side(oriented vertically). Turned-back long square toe. Mirror(broken) on heel of insole. Nail at throat; hook at heel for hanging.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Netherlandish or German, 17th century

Object Place

Netherlands or Germany


20.3 x 13 x 39.2 cm (8 x 5 1/8 x 15 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood painted, metal, mirror lined with wool batting and wool plain weave cloth


Textiles and Fashion Arts