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Pair of man's boots

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Black leather jack boot (most likely theatrical). Pseudo-16th century slashed and scalloped decorative band stuffed with hair below slashed bucket top. Square toe and wood heel made to look 18th century. Leather sole. Condition: leather deteriorated and cracked.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, second half of the 19th century

Object Place


62.5 x 25.5 cm (24 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather with wooden heel


Textiles and Fashion Arts