1220, Shoes of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
Kunsthistorische Museum, Vienna (Sicily, beginning of the 13th century)
More info @ Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Secular Treasury
Altered 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.
- OBJECT LABEL Textile; liturgical garment; coronation regalia
- CULTURE German; Palermo (board fabric)
- DATING 1612 – 1619; 12th / 13th century
- MATERIALS/TECHNOLOGY Textile; Red samite, tablet fabric with gold thread, pearls, amethysts, sapphires, emeralds, antique glass stone; Sole: cow leather
DIMENSIONS H. 10.8 cm, L. 25.8 or 25.6 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Secular Treasury, INVENTORY # Treasury, WS XIII 13
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