Man's balmoral (one of a pair)

English (London)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

15 x 8.8 x 28.5 cm (5 7/8 x 3 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.72b

Medium or Technique

Leather with cotton and steel tip laces, cotton tape, and leather heel and sole

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White leather uppers with straight tip toe caps perforated at seam; buckskin tops; laces up front over square tongue. Pointed toes. Leather soles. Stacked leather heels. Brown leather insole; cotton lining; label: “John Lobb, 55 St. James’ St., London and 1 Rue du 29 Juillet, Paris.”

Provenance

Made by John Lobb, Accepted as apparatus in 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dana Pond