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Shoe vamp fragment

Made in England, 1580-1599.
Vamp, fragment of shoe, adults, leather, maker unknown, England, 1580-1599

Adults single shoe vamp of [turnshoe] construction. Vamp has a large curving cut from the throat with a section missing and is decorated with rows of impressed lines with vertical slashing in between. Side seams would have butted onto the quarters. Sole seam has had a welt or rand stitched to it.
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