Red leather band over instep with appliqued white leather and gilt-silver floral motif, nailed to high wood chopine with inlaid mother-of-pearl, ivory and polished wood in 6-pointed star motif. Pointed toe and heel.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
North African, probably 18th century
20 x 17.8 x 22 cm (7 7/8 x 7 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Leather embroidered with gilt metal thread on appliquéd leather, braided mettalic and silk trim, wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl, ivory, wood and metal