Pair of shoemaker's sample shoes

Probably Italian
1610–20


Object Place: Italy (probably)

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 6 x 16.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 6 1/2 in.) Other (heel): 5cm (1 15/16in.)

Accession Number

44.511a-b

Medium or Technique

Stamped and punched leather; trimmed with silk tassels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sample / Specimen

Punched white leather upper with wheels, circles and chevrons trimmed with yellow silk tassels; narrow latchets with white-and-yellow silk tie (not original) with tassels through narrow round tongue; closed side and back seams. Round toe. White leather covered clog. Leather sole, white leather insole.

Provenance

Former Coll. Simonetti (Rome)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection