Shoes (Chopines) Date: Culture: Italian Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: 5 x 9 in. x cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Herman Delman, 1955
Chopines, Italy, the Met Museum “ The chopine was a tall clog worn in primarily in Venice from the to the early centuries. While most examples are between three and five inches tall, some specimens of over a foot tall survive.
Shoes (Chopines) Italy Silk, metal “The chopine was a tall clog worn in primarily in Venice to elevate the lady above both the dirt and the hoi polloi of the street. While relatively few shoes survive from the period of the to