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Carriage Boots

Unknown1890/1899

The Frick Pittsburgh

The Frick Pittsburgh

Carriage boots were worn to protect ladies' feet and delicate satin slippers from the cold and snow they might encounter on a winter evening out. Like this pair, they were often trimmed in fur and featured a wide slit with ribbon-tie closure that allowed them to go on easily.

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  • Title: Carriage Boots
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1890/1899
  • Type: Costume
  • Medium: Silk velvet plush, trimmed with rabbit fur and silk ribbon

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