Ankle boots

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-926

Description

White corded silk ankle boots (A = right. B = left); side lacing with handstitched eyes and original cream silk laces; white satin covered heel; heel has 6 brass nails; toe is squared; tan leather sole with one pin hole at toe; lined with linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
cord (fiber product)
stitching
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Linen
Leather
Corded
Hand Stitched
SHOES

Inscription

1. Embossed on sole ""B"" - ""P"" 2. Handwritten in ink in lining - ""18227"" (or 10227)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5481AB