About this object
Late Medieval; 15th-early 16th century
Outer sole from a composite sole for an adult left foot shoe with a very pointed toe. There are tunnel stitch holes running parallel to the outer edge on the inner surface. The surface also has horizontal linear impressions criss-crossing it from thong stitching used in the construction of the sole. This may be a sole for a multi-layered leather sole or for a cork soled mule or shoe.
L 255 mm; W (tread) 64 mm; W (waist) 30 mm; W (seat) (c.) 42 mm
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