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Shoe with overshoe, Venetian footwear

Between the end of 17th and the 18th century

Museo della Calzatura di Villa Foscarini Rossi

Museo della Calzatura di Villa Foscarini Rossi
Stra - Venezia, Italy

Typical Venetian footwear with multicoloured brocade, maroon gros grain and patten.

Details

  • Title: Shoe with overshoe, Venetian footwear
  • Date Created: Between the end of 17th and the 18th century
  • Location Created: Riviera del Brenta, Venice, Italy
  • Provenance: This particular accessory was worn before leaving home in order to not get the shoe dirty, and it was removed once you came back.
  • Type: Shoe, Footwear
  • Medium: Hand-crafted, silk gros grain and silk brocade

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