Leather-covered chapín. It has a very high sole with a narrower lower part. On the sole, two leather elements that make up the shoe’s fastening, joined by laces between twelve holes. Next to these, there is another parallel row of holes that coincide with those interlaced with the laces. On the back of the sole there is a loss of material, and on one of the sides there is a tear in the leather, which is loose and detached from the rest of the material. The decoration, both on the sole and on the upper covering of the shoe, is embossed with black polychrome. The outer upper is decorated with triangular motifs lined up in scattered stripes with embossing and framed by black lines. The sole has different decorations, where at the lower level there is a black ribbon with a border of intertwined ribbons in the form of an eternity cord.
Project: 11. Science and culture as representation in Europe., 4. Family, daily life and social inequality in Europe.
Chronology: XVI, XVII
Scope: Secondary Education, Baccalaureate, University
Resource type: Image
Format: Painted, embossed and tanned leather, cork and fabric
Source: Museo de la Alhambra (Granada)
Owner: Álvaro Romero González (Modernalia)
Copyright: Museo de la Alhambra (Granada)
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