Pair of Women's Boots thumbnail 1
Not currently on display at the V&A

Pair of Women's Boots

1815-1820 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

These elegant half-boots for women have a low, stacked heel and rounded toe. Made of kid leather, they are laced up the front and trimmed with a silk rosette. This is the type of footwear worn by genteel women at the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817).


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Boot
  • Boot
Materials and Techniques
Leather, canvas and silk
Brief Description
Pair of women's leather half-boots, Great Britain, 1815-1820
Physical Description
Pair of women's leather half-boots with front lacings and low heels. Trimmed with a silk rosette at each toe. The laces are of silk cord with a metal tag. Lined with canvas.
Credit line
Given by Mrs K. Fellows
Summary
These elegant half-boots for women have a low, stacked heel and rounded toe. Made of kid leather, they are laced up the front and trimmed with a silk rosette. This is the type of footwear worn by genteel women at the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817).
Collection
Accession Number
T.435&A-1971

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdMarch 4, 2003
Record URL