Leather band over instep with purple cotton embroidered with gilt-silver yarns, brass spangles and paper in star and lattice design, nailed to wood chopine with inlaid mother-of-pearl. Square toe pointed heel.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
Algerian, 17th–18th century
12.2 x 8 x 23.2 cm (4 13/16 x 3 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood with mother-of-pearl and metal inlay and leather with leather applique on cotton plain-weave embroidered with gilt metal and spangles