BOOTS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1875

GUSN

GUSN-53167

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

Descriptive Terms

boots
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Linen
Leather
Hand Stitched
BOOTS

Inscription

1. Typed note: ""1860/ Boston/ Lavender silk side laced boots/ Gift of Mrs. Randolph Frothingham""

Additional Identification Number

1942.807A-B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1942.807AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)