Lovely moire silk side lacing boots circa mid-19th century, 1840s-1860s.
Cream watered silk with leather soles and a stacked heel. Hand stitched.
+++ Measurements +++
8 1/2" insole length
2 3/8" wide
5 1/2" total height
+++ Condition +++
Fair condition with some flaws to note:
- Splits, tears, and a missing section in the silk
- Laces are original, but are in rough shape
Due to their age, these are not wearable. Best for study or display.
+++ Please read +++
This item is not new, and as such, it has wear commensurate with age. As with all older vintage and antique items, please handle with care.
All items are sold as-is, and I do my best to point out all condition issues and provide a detailed description and photographs.
Unless specified, items have not been cleaned.
I do not accept returns or offer refunds. Please see all photos, read the entire description, and ask any questions before purchasing.