Pair of cobcabs

Algerian
17th–18th century


Object Place: Algeria

Dimensions

12.2 x 8 x 23.2 cm (4 13/16 x 3 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1763a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood with mother-of-pearl and metal inlay and leather with leather applique on cotton plain-weave embroidered with gilt metal and spangles

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Leather band over instep with purple cotton embroidered with gilt-silver yarns, brass spangles and paper in star and lattice design, nailed to wood chopine with inlaid mother-of-pearl. Square toe pointed heel.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection