Pair of sabot

French (Basque)
probably 19th century

Object Place: Basque, France


13.7 x 13.1 x 30 cm (5 3/8 x 5 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood covered in leather with brass nails, and steel nails

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Wood shoe: upturned short pointed toe with brass nail at end; dark brown leather vamp and quarters, and steel nails in band and clusters along border; latchets cross over vamp throat and nailed at border. Row of steel pieces on bottom.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection