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Medium
leather
Measurements
(h-i) 24.0 × 9.0 × 24.0 cm (each) (shoes)
Place/s of Execution
England
Inscription
(h-i) none
Accession Number
CT6.h-i-1992
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Robyn Beeche, 1992
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Low heel, round toe, short boot, of soft fawn coloured leather has tanned and untanned patches creating a two-tone impression. The boot is a two-piece construction with centre front and centre back seam. The impression of a yoke created with stitching from centre back ankle around the side to the centre front. For finishing the leather turned down and topstitched on the edge. Two side tabs catch the leather in a pleat. The side tabs have three metal eyelets through which a leather lace is threaded. When the boot is laced up, it gathering the tongue of boot around the ankle. The boot rises higher on the front leg.

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