Re: Shoe/Leather books (cross posted)
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Anna Troy <owly3@y...> wrote:
> I'd say late 16th, possibly very early 17th century.Yup. It's almost ceratinly late 16th, or possibly early 17th.
> There are so many details that say that it's NOT 15th
> that I hardly know where to begin. The cut of the
> upper, the way it was sewn, the shape of the sole. The
> reason I don't put it later is the slight wedged heel,
> that's very typical for the late 16th century.
Beautiful work, and a really good idea why, when looking through old
books, we might want to be careful with traditional identifications :)