Bathing Shoes

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Black canvas beach boots with pointed toes, flat white canvas soles, and laces up to the mid-calf. The laces, once black and now faded to olive, thread through 10 pairs of eyelets that start mid-vamp and extend up to the collar where they are tied. A seam runs from toe to the lace placket, and the tongue is unlined and over-stitched in white.

  • Date: c. 1900
  • Dimensions: W-3.15 L-10.433 inches
  • Makers Mark: "7" stamped on soles of both shoes. (75?) written in pencil on soles.

  • Collection: Costume Collection
  • Object Name: Boots
  • Object Id: HT 1412a-b

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