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Guild cup (ceremonial shoe)

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Polished black leather shoe with sharply up-turned toe, original pink inset at back almost entirely gone.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the MFA, 1944.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, late 17th–early 18th century

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

17.8 x 7.9 x 11.4 cm (7 x 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.563

Medium or Technique

Leather, silk, and metal braid

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes