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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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (Basque), probably 19th century

Object Place

Basque, France

Dimensions

13.7 x 13.1 x 30 cm (5 3/8 x 5 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1759a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood covered in leather with brass nails, and steel nails

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes