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White leather upper, narrow latchets with white string ties with tassels cross behind and tie thru narrow pointed tongue. Square toe. Red painted stacked leather heel, top piece. Leather sole with lift at front painted red on sides. Leather welt, insole. White leather lining. Condition: soiled,...

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Provenance

Coll. Simonetti (Rome); by 1943, purchased by Elizabeth Day McCormick; gift to the MFA (January 1, 1944)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

possibly Italian, 1650–60

Object Place

Italy (possibly)

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 8.5 x 22 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.) Other (heel): 8cm (3 1/8in.)

Accession Number

44.554

Medium or Technique

Leather, silk cord and tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes