early 19th century
Object Place: Italy
24.1 x 6.9 x 9 cm (9 1/2 x 2 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Black leather upper with raised and stitched scrolling and decorative motif, crown and seal on vamp, inscribed across back “BATTISPELLI VINCENZO”; narrow latchets cross over round tongue. Round toe. Stacked leather heel with triangle border design of nails on top piece. Leather sole. Punched yellow leather piece over brown leather insole; white silk twill lining.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection