1220, Shoes of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
Kunsthistorische Museum, Vienna (Sicily, beginning of the 13th century)
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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