Pair of man's boots

Possibly late 19th century

Object Place: Europe


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered leather (possibly calfskin and pigskin)

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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