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Man's balmoral (one of a pair)

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White leather uppers with straight tip toe caps perforated at seam; buckskin tops; laces up front over square tongue. Pointed toes. Leather soles. Stacked leather heels. Brown leather insole; cotton lining; label: "John Lobb, 55 St. James' St., London and 1 Rue du 29 Juillet, Paris."

Provenance

Made by John Lobb, Accepted as apparatus in 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dana Pond

English (London), 1920–30

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

15.5 x 8.7 x 28.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.72a

Medium or Technique

Leather with cotton and steel tip laces, cotton tape, and leather heel and sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes