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Pair of chopines

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Stamped dark brown leather vamp with sun and slashed raised band across throat. Open toe and sides. Wood chopine covered with dark brown leather, butted front and back seams. Leather sole, insole, lining. Condition: one has deteriorated, vamp repaired.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably Italian (Venice), 1550–1650

Object Place

Venice, Italy (probably)

Dimensions

10.8 x 9 x 23.5 cm (4 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.561a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather stamped

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes