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Pair of boots

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    early 1970s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather lined with imitation leather, reinforcement of composition leather, and rubber

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr H.P. Vitti

  • Museum number:

    T.318&A-1984

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of men's calf length stiff black leather boots, pulled on by means of black leather loops stitched to either side of the boot at the top. They have broad rounded toes and 0.5 inch (1 cm) thick soles and 2 inches (5 cm) heels.

The insides are lined with buff imitation leather with a reinforcement of black composition leather at the back.

The soles are of composition stitched to the shoe with waxed thread. The heels are protected by Phillips rubber heels.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

early 1970s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Leather lined with imitation leather, reinforcement of composition leather, and rubber

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.5 in sole, Thickness: 1 cm sole, Thickness: 2 in heel, Thickness: 5 cm heel

Descriptive line

Pair of men's calf length leather boots, made in Spain, early 1970s

Categories

Footwear; Men's clothes; Leather; Accessories; Fashion; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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