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Woman's Boots
about 1910
Original Owner:Originally owned by the Lewis Fox family
Shoemaker:Made by Unknown
Machine-sewn silk satin, leather, and cotton, with enameled metal buttons, silk-covered wooden heel, and metal tacks and screws
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 7 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 9 5/8in. (18.1 x 7 x 24.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro and Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Black satin buttoned boots, with pointed toe and satin-covered, two-inch, knock-on heel. The button fly and the top of the boots are smooth and straight. There are 12 buttons on each boot; they are black enameled metal, with a silver-tone metal center. The top of the boot and buttonhole edge are lined with black leather; the rest of the upper is lined with white twill-woven cotton. The sock lining is white leather. The soles are shaped for the right and left foot. The top piece of the heel is attached with metal tacks and a screw.
Inscription: Written in fountain ink on the inside of each shoe is the serial number "0526".
Object Number: 1980.87.34a,b
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