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Pair of man's boots

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Grayish leather upper embroidered with green silk in chain stitch lines with border of leaves at top, toe, heel and leather pieces along backseam at heel and top and leather tab at heel; eyelets and brass hooks for green silk braid laces bound with brass ends at throat and one side, green silk...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, Possibly late 19th century

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65.5 x 28 cm (25 13/16 x 11 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered leather (possibly calfskin and pigskin)


Textiles and Fashion Arts