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Ankle boots

Description

White corded silk ankle boots (A = right. B = left); side lacing with handstitched eyes and original cream silk laces; white satin covered heel; heel has 6 brass nails; toe is squared; tan leather sole with one pin hole at toe; lined with linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
1. Embossed on sole ""B"" - ""P"" 2. Handwritten in ink in lining - ""18227"" (or 10227)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cord (fiber product)
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
cord (fiber product)
Corded
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5481AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
926

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