(A/B) Woman's boots of iridescent pink and green silk floral brocade and damask; pattern of green rose and foliage brocade over pink leaf damask; ground is plainweave with pink and green iridescence; straights; green leather foxing at toe and heel; front seam, back seam and upper portion of foxing with double row of green top stitching; top edge and top of heel foxing bound with green and lavender ribbon; side lace-up closure with green thread edging around holes; self fabric tongue bound in green cotton; flat leather sole; edge of sole heel is dyed brown; cream cotton lining and insole; lacing of puce green silk with metal tab.
Label: none
Date: 1850-55


  • Title: Boots
  • Date Created: 1850/1855
  • Location Created: France
  • Physical Dimensions: L: 10″
  • Provenance: Museum Purchase, Funds provided by Barbara Bundy
  • Type: Boots
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Iridescent silk damask brocade & leather

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