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Pair of man's boots

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Man's boots of light gray-white leather upper and sole with appliquéd white leather bands, decorative piece on instep; tops slashed in leaf motif and border; butted seams. Olive green silk velvet under slashes with white silk lining. These boots, possibly theater or fancy dress, made in the...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possible European, Possibly 19th century

Object Place



47 x 25 cm (18 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather, suede, silk velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts