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Man's postilion boot

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Courier or postilion's heavy jack boot. Black jack leather upper; large spur leather, black (painted?) iron spur with star-shaped rowel; iron band below slight bucket top cut low at back; butted seams. Square toe. Stacked leather sole and heel with iron band nailed to edge. Heavy leather...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or Italian, 1770s–1780s

Object Place

France or Italy

Dimensions

58 x 33 cm (22 13/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

43.1714

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes