Man's postilion boot

French or Italian
1770s–1780s


Object Place: France or Italy

Dimensions

58 x 33 cm (22 13/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

43.1714

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Courier or postilion’s heavy jack boot. Black jack leather upper; large spur leather, black (painted?) iron spur with star-shaped rowel; iron band below slight bucket top cut low at back; butted seams. Square toe. Stacked leather sole and heel with iron band nailed to edge. Heavy leather lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection