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Brown leather upper punched in horizontal decorative bands, bands of vertical slashes across instep and at toe. Round toe. Brown leather covered wood wedge. Leather sole, insole. Poor condition: soiled and worn, areas of disintegration.

Provenance

Coll. Simonetti (Rome); by 1943, purchased by Elizabeth Day McCormick; gift to the MFA (January 1, 1944)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (Probably Venetian), 1570s

Object Place

Italy (probably Venice)

Dimensions

7 x 8.5 x 22.7 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.549

Medium or Technique

Tooled leather, leather, fiber and wood

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes