Boots

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-46405

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
leather
linen (material)
stitching
silk (textile)
Boot
Boot

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

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Dimensions

6 5/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert C. Frothingham

Accession Number

1961.11AB