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Pair of chopines

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Punched and stamped white leather vamp trimmed with white silk tassels. Open toe. Wood or cork chopine covered with white leather and trimmed with white silk tape over butted front and back seams. Wood sole. White leather insole, lining. Condition: very soiled and deteriorated.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1610–20

Object Place

Italy (Venice)

Dimensions

10.9 x 13.7 x 21.7 cm (4 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.522a-b

Medium or Technique

White (alum?) punched leather with silk tassels, silk woven tape, wood or cork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes