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Description

White kid; ankle boots; topstitched; top is higher in front; no trim; scalloped edged side button closure w/ 11 white buttons (2 are opalescent; one is missing on A). Rounded square toe; rounded square throat; 2-1/4" vamp; center back & front seams; sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right. 1-1/2" heel covered w/ white (discolored) kid; white linen lining w/ blue silk lining at ankle top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1878-1883
Inscriptions
Stamped on lining of both boots: ""3 B 469""
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1934.2483AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
37275

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