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Pair of woman's riding boots

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Woman's riding boot. Dark brown leather upper embroidered with gilt-silver yarns with blue, red, green, black silk details in motifs of swag with tassel at top border; horse with decorative motifs to sides, fleur-de-lis below, at top; scrolling fleur-de-lis along seam between top and vamp; arms...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, about 1890

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Overall: 64 x 25cm (25 3/16 x 9 13/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather embroidered with silk and metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts