Purple silk velvet upper, blue silk binding at top; eyelets for side lacings; butted side and back seams. Long pointed toe. Flat stacked leather heel. Leather sole, insole. White leather quarter lining; gray cotton vamp lining.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
probably French, 15th century
16.5 x 10.6 x 45 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave covered with silk velvet, silk binding tape, silk thread, metal nails, painted leather lining, and leather