Overshoe

Italian
1570s


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

8 x 10.3 x 24 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.548

Medium or Technique

Tooled leather, and wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White leather upper punched in horizontal decorative bands, bands of vertical slashes across instep and at toe. Round toe. White leather covered wood wedge. Brown leather sole (missing except at heel), insole, lining. Poor condition: soiled and worn, areas of disintegration.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection