Shoes of the Holy Roman Emperor
Kunsthistorische Museum, Vienna Sicily,
beginning of the 13th century
in Nuremberg between 1612 and 1619 Calf with red silk
and gold edging; precious stones and pearls;L 25.5 cm
and 26 cm each .¾
Like the gloves,
these shoes were presumably made before 1220 for the
Emperor Friedrich II.
Thanks to Cynthia du
pre' Argent for the color shot and text!