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Leather band over instep with appliqued metal diamonds, floral motifs and nail heads on black velvet. Wood chopine covered with stamped and punched metal in floral motifs over red velvet. Square toe, round heel. Condition: fair, some metal missing on strap.

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Algerian, 16th–17th century

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12.5 x 10.7 x 23.9 cm (4 15/16 x 4 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Leather covered in velvet over linen lining, metal, wood, and velvet lined sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts