Chopine

Italian (Venetian)
1580s


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

7 x 10 x 21.6 cm (2 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.551

Medium or Technique

Leather stamped, leather, linen thread, and wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stamped dark brown leather vamp with herringbon, decorative bands and slashed raised band across throat. Round toe. Wood chopine covered with dark brown leather, closed front and back seams. No sole. Leather insole, lining. Condition: worn, top of heel deteriorated.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection