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Openwork carved wood in stylized vegetative motifs on top and sides. Red morocco leather bands decorated with purple, yellow, green tufts of silk over insteps. Hollowed-out platform. Pointed toe. Small projection at heel.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Tunisian, 19th century

Object Place

Tunisia

Dimensions

10.6 x 8.5 x 25 cm (4 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.519a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood carving with leather and silk tufts and metal nails

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes