Wood shoe: upturned short pointed toe with brass nail at end; dark brown leather vamp and quarters, and steel nails in band and clusters along border; latchets cross over vamp throat and nailed at border. Row of steel pieces on bottom.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
French (Basque), probably 19th century
13.7 x 13.1 x 30 cm (5 3/8 x 5 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood covered in leather with brass nails, and steel nails
Textiles and Fashion Arts