Advertising shoe

Netherlandish or German
17th century


Object Place: Netherlands or Germany

Dimensions

20.3 x 13 x 39.2 cm (8 x 5 1/8 x 15 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1715

Medium or Technique

Wood painted, metal, mirror lined with wool batting and wool plain weave cloth

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Carved wood with brown painted cap, quarters, tassel at throat, heel; white painted vamp with Gothic initials “G” and “N” on either side(oriented vertically). Turned-back long square toe. Mirror(broken) on heel of insole. Nail at throat; hook at heel for hanging.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection