Chopine

Italian (Venetian)
about 1600


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

14.1 x 10.4 x 22.8 cm (5 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

44.558

Medium or Technique

Tooled leather with silk tape, wood stilt, and linen; plain weave lining

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark brown leather vamp stamped with decorative bands. Round toe. Wood stilt covered with dark brown leather trimmed with maroon silk tape over butted front and back seams. Red linen sole; tan leather insole, lining. Condition: deteriorated, toe worn away, insole pitted.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection