A chopine is a type of women's platform shoe that was popular in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Chopines were originally used as a patten, clog, or overshoe to protect the shoes and dress from mud and street soil.
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A painting of a costume that would have been in style from around the middle ages or before the 16th century.
Shoes (Chopines) Date: 1590–1610 Culture: Italian Medium: silk, metal…
PATTENS medieval/post medieval
Worn during the middle ages, the beak was thought to protect the doctor from the plague.
Jerkin Late 16th century or early 17th,
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