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This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English, German.

Name of Object:

Boot

Location:

Vienna, Austria

Holding Museum:

Kunsthistorisches Museum

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Date of Object:

Hegira 10th century / AD 16th century

Museum Inventory Number:

KK_5387

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Leather, gold, bronze, silver

Period / Dynasty

Ottoman

Provenance:

Turkey?

Description:

The leg of each boot is decorated with floral and geometrical designs cut into the leather and then pressed up or out from the inside to appear in relief like repoussé work. Dyed dark brown, these details are set off by the punched yellow-brown leather of the boots.

Citation of this web page:

 "Boot" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;at;Mus22;36;en

MWNF Working Number: AT2 36

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 Artistic Introduction

Islamic Dynasties / Period

Ottomans


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