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Two-Toned Women's Boots

Unknownca. 1900

Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

This mid-high ankle boot has a pronounced toe, narrow shaft and curved heel. The tying is done via 17 metal eyelets underlain with a tongue. The heel and tapered toecap are accentuated with contrasting black patent leather and the curved upper toe has ornamental perforation. The shoe opening is also decorated with a perforated edge.

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  • Title: Two-Toned Women's Boots
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: ca. 1900
  • Stylistic point of origin: USA/Europe
  • Rights: Photo © bpk - Photo Agency / Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Stephan Klonk │ Text © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Christine Waidenschlager
  • Physical Dimensions: h24 x d25 cm
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-018417
  • Provenance: Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, 2003 Kamer/Ruf collection; 1996 Doyle’s, New York
  • Type: Shoes
  • External Link: http://www.smb.museum/museen-und-einrichtungen/kunstgewerbemuseum/home.html
  • Medium: Tan leather, black patent leather, metal eyes; lining: white cotton, tan leather; outer sole: brown leather; black cotton drawstring

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