Search

Pair of boots

Italian
1550–1650


Object Place, Italy

Dimensions

30.5 x 9.7 x 24.2 cm (12 x 3 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1745a-b

Medium or Technique

Suede with metal embroidery on linen and appliquéd to leather, wood, cotton cord, brass tip, and leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White sueded kid uppers embroidered with flat silver wires over parchment in fleur-de-lis motif on vamps; laced side closures; closed side and back seams. Slightly pointed toes. Brown leather welts. Dark brown leather soles and insoles. Red painted wood horseshoe-shaped heels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection