Chopine

Italian (Venetian)
possibly mid-17th century


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

13 x 11.3 x 22 cm (5 1/8 x 4 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.559

Medium or Technique

Tooled leather, silk braid and tassel, leather, metal nail, and wood

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark brown leather vamp stamped with chevrons and bands and trimmed with two gold silk tassels. Open toe and sides. Wood stilt covered with dark brown leather trimmed with gold silk tape over butted front and back seams. Leather sole, insole, lining. Condition: soiled and pitted.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection