Pair of man's boots

European
Possibly late 19th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

65.5 x 28 cm (25 13/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

43.1701a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidered leather (possibly calfskin and pigskin)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Grayish leather upper embroidered with green silk in chain stitch lines with border of leaves at top, toe, heel and leather pieces along backseam at heel and top and leather tab at heel; eyelets and brass hooks for green silk braid laces bound with brass ends at throat and one side, green silk binding at openings; slashed top edge; lapped side and butted back seams. Square toe. Gray leather covered welt and flat heel, top piece. Leather sole. Green silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection