"Escapines" or Chapins: ca. 1187, Spanish, cordovan decorated with embossing with a sole of leather and cork platform. "Cistercian Monastery of Santa Maria la Real de Gradefes, Leon. these boots, well known in the monastery from which respond to the type of footwear called Chapin, who is characterized by high cork soles and have no heel. They belonged to Dona Teresa Petri, noblewoman and founder of the house of Santa Maria Bernarda Royal Gradefes..."