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Pair of Shoes

1996 (made)
Place of origin

Pair of black leather ghillie brogues.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Pair of leather ghillie brogues, made by A. E. Struthers Ltd. (Thistle Shoes), Scotland, 1996
Physical description
Pair of black leather ghillie brogues.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Transliteration
Gallery label
Modern Highland dress has evolved from the belted plaids worn by the Scottish Highlanders until the 18th century. This kilt is made from a tartan now associated with the Anderson clan. Such dashing attire is increasingly popular as formal wear for weddings, balls, and other special occasions.(1997)
Credit line
Given by Kinloch Anderson Ltd.
Object history
Part of a Highland dress ensemble T.21:1 to 17-1997.
Accession number
T.21:14, 15-1997

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Record createdMay 5, 2011
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