Guild cup (ceremonial shoe)

European
late 17th–early 18th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

17.8 x 7.9 x 11.4 cm (7 x 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.563

Medium or Technique

Leather, silk, and metal braid

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Polished black leather shoe with sharply up-turned toe, original pink inset at back almost entirely gone.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the MFA, 1944.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection