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Shoe | V Search the CollectionsPlace of origin: London, England (possibly, excavated) Date: first half of the 16th century (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Tanned leather (modern thread) Museum number: T.396-1913 Gallery location: In Storage

Shoe from London from half of cent (V) Tanned leather.

Leather ankle-shoe made from calf/cattle leather (sole) and sheep/goat leather (upper). It is fastened by a leather thong thread through holes in one side. Medieval shoes were made by 'cordwainers' (the word comes from 'cordwain', or 'cordovan', the name for the leather made in Córdoba, Spain). Early-mid 13th century. Museum of London

Leather ankle-shoe made from calf/cattle leather (sole) and sheep/goat leather…

St Anien réparant les chaussures de St Marc, Autel de St Marc, Collégiale basilique de Sainte-Marie de Manresa (1346)

Fragment of Saint Mark altarpiece, by Arnau Bassa, at Manresa Seu (church of Saint Mary): saint Anian of Alexandria repairing Mark's shoes, 1346 Note the shapes of the handles of the shoemaker's awls.

Shoe maker, cumaul shoes, many types. 1583  Die Hausbücher der Nürnberger Zwölfbrüderstiftungen

Shoe maker, cumaul shoes, many types. 1583 Die Hausbücher der Nürnberger Zwölfbrüderstiftungen

15.century repro Veg tanned leather design taken from London excavations

repro Veg tanned leather design taken from London excavations