Object Place: Italy (possibly)
Overall: 15 x 8.5 x 22 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.) Other (heel): 8cm (3 1/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Leather, silk cord and tassels
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White leather upper, narrow latchets with white string ties with tassels cross behind and tie thru narrow pointed tongue. Square toe. Red painted stacked leather heel, top piece. Leather sole with lift at front painted red on sides. Leather welt, insole. White leather lining. Condition: soiled, leather at back deteriorated, paint on one side of heel worn.
Coll. Simonetti (Rome); by 1943, purchased by Elizabeth Day McCormick; gift to the MFA (January 1, 1944)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection