Pair of ankle-length boots with shoe, , c. 1840 - c. 1850

Pair of ankle-length boots with shoe, , c. 1840 - c. 1850

silk, l 25.5cm × w 6cm × h 13cm More details

These ankle-length boots were probably made from an older pair of shoes. When they went out of fashion, the Parisian cobbler Chalopin attached a silk tricot throat (stocking). This was tied at the side with a cord.

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