Boots

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1879

GUSN

GUSN-37596

Description

A pair of black silk satin ankle boots lined with red satin. Boots are topstitched and embroidered at the toe with a floral design. They have a side-button closure, a rounded toe, and 1 ½ inch heels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
embroidering
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
Boot
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Linen
Leather
Embroidered
Bouquet
Boot

Inscription

Woven label in lining: ""GRANDE ASSORTIMENTO DE CALZATURE D'OGNI GENERE/ CON BEAU BREVETTO/ Fornitore DI S.M. LA REGINA D'ITALIA/ Succesore/ di/ Sno ANTINUCCI/ Roma via due Macelli 101/ FIRENZE Borgo Ognissanti 2 On parle francais = English Spoken"" [Translation: ""Great assortment of every type of shoes/ licensed/ Supplier of her majesty Queen of Italy/ Successor of ________/ Rome . . ./ All Saints.""

Additional Identification Number

1935.1A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Rome, Italy

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Hayward

Accession Number

1935.1AB