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Pair of women's riding boots

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Woman's riding boots. Blue leather upper with red, green and maroon leather design outlined with polychrome silk yarns; green tape binding at top. Round toe. Leather sole. Stacked leather flat heel. Linen insole, lining; two straps of polychrome tape inside.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Russian, Kazan province, Tartar peoples (Tatar), 19th century

Object Place

Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

H x L: 38 x 28 cm (14 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

43.1707a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather, applique

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes