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Pair of women's boots

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Blue wool twill uppers, lapped front and back seams, blue binding, eyelets for blue silk lace with metal tip (one missing) up one side, tongue. Square toe. Leather sole. White leather insole, white cotton lining marked: "Mme. Courtes Essemonroy (?)."

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1850–0

Object Place



12 x 7 x 25.6 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill with cotton cord, silk binding and eyelets, linen lined and leather soles


Textiles and Fashion Arts