Pair of man's boots
Made by H. Clootens (Flemish, worked in France)
Object Place: France
Overall: 33 x 16.5 x 60 cm (13 x 6 1/2 x 23 5/8 in.) Other: 77cm (30 5/16in.)
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Brown Russian leather upper with bucket top, quatrefoil spur leather, stylized brass spur with star shaped rowel; butted seams. Square toe. Stacked leather sole and heel. Two straps of polychrome twill tape on inside. Stamped on sole: “H CLOOTENS.” Made in late 19c. (to imitate 1630-40’s styles) by well-known maker of theatrical boots: “H. Clootens” in Paris.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection