Clothing and Personal accessories
Wood patten with leather hinge
Late Medieval (1300-1485)
Late medieval patten, probably for the right foot of an adult. From the Museum of London.
A pair of wooden pattens is at the bottom right of the "Arnolfini Portrait" painted by Jan van Eyck in Bruges, 1434. In the National Gallery of Art, London.
Wooden pattens at the bottom right. "Portrait of a Male Donor," by Petrus Christus, c. 1455
Pattens at the bedside in a 15th century manuscript page from Tacuinum Sanitatis, a guide to healthy practices for medieval populations (BNF Nouvelle acquisition latine 1673, fol. 90v.
Composite leather-soled patten and hinged wooden pattens. These pattens are from the late 14th/early 15th century and are made of adler, popler, willow and aspen. From Grew and de Neergaard, Shoes and Pattens.