Hegira 10th century / AD 16th century
Leather, gold, bronze, silver
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.
"Boot" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;at;Mus22;36;en&id=leatherwork
MWNF Working Number: AT2 36