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Description

Beige/purple iridescent silk taffeta ankle boots; topstitched; top is higher in front; no trim; inside lacing w/ beige silk & laces; rounded square toe. Center front & center back seam; sole has narrow waist shaped for left & right w/ darkened channel; 1-1/4" self-covered heel; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1875
Inscriptions
1. Typed note: ""1860/ Boston/ Lavender silk side laced boots/ Gift of Mrs. Randolph Frothingham""
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.807AB
GUSN
53167

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