Skip to content

Search Collections

Boots

1961.11AB (RS242148)

Description

A pair of pink high top boots with eight buttons, white cloth lining, and a stacked heel.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 Button boots made of leather or cloth were worn by women, men, and children in the second half of the nineteenth century. This pair of girls' butoon boots was worn by the donor's mother, Elixa Hussey Goodwin, who was born in 1841.
Maker
unknown
Date
1860
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
Boot
boots
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Dimensions
6 5/8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.11AB
Credit Line
Gift of Albert C. Frothingham
GUSN
46405

Comments