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Object Name Boot
Catalog Number 1975.9.14
Maker Stephens, George
Date ca. 1845
Material(s) Leather; cotton
Dimensions H-14.25 W-4 D-11.25 inches
Description This is a black leather boot that has been hand-sewnand made in a left-right pair. There are twill straps on the inside, one has blue selvage and the other is wider and plain. There is a paper label inside.

Notes on the shoe read, right shoe; 1840-50; stitched; welted; lacing holes (may or may not be original); lined; angled cuban or military heel; flesh side of leather out; three piece upper; iron tacks secure layers of heel; punch decoration on heel; sewn-in undersole.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Stephens, George
Subjects Boots
Foot wear
Search Terms Bourbon County (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS