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Man's bluchers (pair)

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Black leather uppers: straight tip/toe cap perforated at seam, quarters lace over round double tongue; double seams; black cotton laces. Bulb toes. Black leather soles and stacked flat heels (riveted on top). Leather insoles and linings; black and white twill pull at back. Marked "...Maxwell, 9...

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Provenance

Worn by Jefferson Patterson (1891-1977). Made by Maxwell. A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson

English (London), about 1940–60

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

20 x 11 x 30.3 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.628

Medium or Technique

Leather with cotton laces, synthetic twill tape, metal gromets, amd leather heel, sole and lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes