Pair of man's boots
Possibly 19th century
Object Place: Europe?
47 x 25 cm (18 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Leather, suede, silk velvet
Not On View
Man’s boots of light gray-white leather upper and sole with appliquéd white leather bands, decorative piece on instep; tops slashed in leaf motif and border; butted seams. Olive green silk velvet under slashes with white silk lining. These boots, possibly theater or fancy dress, made in the style of late 16th century (see: Davenport, Book of Costume 2, p.565, fig. 1480).
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection