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Brown leather split vamp stamped with decorative bands, eight holes punched along split. Open toe and sides. Wood stilt covered with brown leather trimmed with gold silk tape over front seam; butted front and back seams. Leather sole, insole, lining. Condition: soiled, insole deteriorated, some...

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Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (Venetian), early 17th century

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

22 x 16.3 x 21 cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.568

Medium or Technique

Tooled leather, silk thread, silk braided trim, metal nail, leather, and wood

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes