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Description

White kid ankle length; scalloped top is higher in front & lined at top w/ red silk; topstitched; no trim. Outside button closure w/ scalloped edge & 10 white small buttons (some are leather); rounded square toe; round throat; 2-3/8" vamp; center front & center back seam. Sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right feet; 1-1/2" heel covered w/ white kid; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1882
Inscriptions
Stamped on lining of both shoes: ""4 R 538""
Material
leather
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
commencements
footwear
Graduation
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.1450AB
GUSN
36102

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