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Dark brown leather vamp stamped with decorative bands. Round toe. Wood stilt covered with dark brown leather trimmed with maroon silk tape over butted front and back seams. Red linen sole; tan leather insole, lining. Condition: deteriorated, toe worn away, insole pitted.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (Venetian), about 1600

Object Place

Venice, Italy


14.1 x 10.4 x 22.8 cm (5 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tooled leather with silk tape, wood stilt, and linen; plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts