Pair of kabkab

Algerian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Algeria

Dimensions

12.5 x 10.7 x 23.9 cm (4 15/16 x 4 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1765a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather covered in velvet over linen lining, metal, wood, and velvet lined sole

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Leather band over instep with appliqued metal diamonds, floral motifs and nail heads on black velvet. Wood chopine covered with stamped and punched metal in floral motifs over red velvet. Square toe, round heel. Condition: fair, some metal missing on strap.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection