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Pair of women's boots

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White silk satin upper, string lace thru brass eyelets at center, lapped side and closed backseams. Square toe. Red leather covered wood heel, top piece. Leather sole with red leather at edges. White cotton insole and lining, black leather strip lining top and opening. Condition: silk splitting...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or French, 1870–80

Object Place

Italy or France


24.9 x 7 x 25.5 cm (9 13/16 x 2 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, leather, cotton cord, and brass eyelets and tips


Textiles and Fashion Arts