Boots

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1870

GUSN

GUSN-31358

Description

Ivory silk satin; ankle boots; side lacing (on inside) with original cream silk shoelaces; rounded square toe; scalloped throat; 3-3/4" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right feet; low 7/8" heel covered with self-fabric; white linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
footwear
stitching
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
exhibitions (events)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Linen
Hand Stitched
Expositions
SHOES

Inscription

1. Shoe (A) - printed paper label: ""Fournisseur/de la Reine d'Angleterre/ & DE HANOVRE/EXPOSn UNIVles/DE LONDRES 1851 et PARIS 1855/MEIER/Cordonnier/POUR DAMES/17, RUE TRONCHET/PARIS"" 2. Shoe (B) - handwritten on lining: ""Mm Palmer/AS35/7/353/2646/1192"" 3. Embossed on soles of both shoes: ""10""

Additional Identification Number

1927.453

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1927.453AB