Ecclesiastical shoe

Italian
early 19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

24.1 x 6.9 x 9 cm (9 1/2 x 2 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.564

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black leather upper with raised and stitched scrolling and decorative motif, crown and seal on vamp, inscribed across back “BATTISPELLI VINCENZO”; narrow latchets cross over round tongue. Round toe. Stacked leather heel with triangle border design of nails on top piece. Leather sole. Punched yellow leather piece over brown leather insole; white silk twill lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection