Pair of men's shoes

probably Italian
about 1650–1700

Object Place: Italy (probably)


30.7 cm (12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather, linen tape, steel, and linen lining

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black leather upper, lappets cross over round tongue, oval steel buckle in decorative motif on leather-over fabric flap over latchets, salmon cotton binding at top; lapped side, butted back seams. Square toe. White cotton covered heel painted salmon except for breast, top piece. Brown leather sole painted salmon on sides. Brown leather insole; white cotton vamp lining, red leather quarter lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection