Boots

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-53532

Description

Ivory silk satin; cream binding; no trim; side lacing with ivory silk laces; rounded square toe; center front and center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Linen
Leather
Hand Stitched
Wedding
BOOT

Label

Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 This side laced wedding boot was worn by Emma R. Chamberlain when she married J. Henry Bennet in 1863. Although higher heels were becoming more fashionable by the 1860s, wedding footwear retained flat soles.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1943.456