Metallic Brocade Lace-Up Boots, ca. 1895. Cream canvas having all over metallic silver embroidery in a foliate pattern. Label "Thayer McNeil Company Boston". 10 x 11 with 2 3/4-inch heel. Includes custom mount. Very good condition. Slight darkening of canvas, soil to heels, silver evenly tarnished. The decoration is not included.
Provenance: Helen Larson Collection. Helen Larson was a collector based in Whittier, California. She owned a successful film costume rental business and amassed a world-renowned private collection of historic fashion. She was a brilliant connoisseur and historian.
Price: 1.450 Euro