Pair of sabot (wooden shoes)

French (Foix, Bethmale Valley)
probably 19th century


Object Place: Bethmale Valley, Foix, France

Dimensions

27.2 x 10.2 x 25.2 cm (10 11/16 x 4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1760a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood, steel and leather, and brass

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wood shoe: upturned long pointed toe with nail at end; top of vamp covered with black leather and steel nails in heart design center and double row border; large steel band across instep; row of steel pieces on botton.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection