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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1990.36.39
Title:
Pair of Boots
Collection type:
Museum
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1835
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing; Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    linen
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Two pink boots with no heel. Boot laces on the inside from the instep to the lower ankle bone. Soutache braid at top.
    Dimensions:
    Height:5 in x Width:10 in x Depth:2.5 in
    Research Notes:
    A John Brown family textile
    Provenance:
    Estate of Norman Herreshoff , 1990
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    Not on display. Research Application
    Call #:
    1967.22.3A-B
    Title:
    Pair of women's boots
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Date:
    ca. 1910
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing; Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    Medium:
    Leather working
    Place of production/origin:
    United States of America (USA),
    Description:
    Black women's boots with eyelets all the way up sides, very heavy heels.
    Dimensions:
    Height:8.5 in x Width:10.5 in
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    Not on display. Research Application
    Call #:
    1970.51.1A-B
    Title:
    Pair of Women's Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Monogignon - Cobbler
  • Date:
    1900-1910
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather, suede
    Medium:
    Leather working
    Description:
    White suede oxford shoes with 1" heels, very narrow, round pointed toe, perforated stripes on toe and top, two eyelets. Ten eyelets laced with grosgrain ribbon.
    Dimensions:
    Height:3.5 in x Width:10 in
    --or--
    Height:8.9 cm x Width:25.4 cm
    Subjects:
    Shoes
    Footwear
    Clothing and dress
    Women's shoes
    Research Notes:
    Probably worn by member of the Gammell family.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Curtis Brooks
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    On display at the John Brown House Museum
    Call #:
    1970.51.2A-B
    Title:
    Pair of Women's Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Monogignon
  • Date:
    1900-1910
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather, suede
    Description:
    White suede oxford shoes with 1" heels, very narrow, round pointed toe, perforated stripes on toe and top, two eyelets. Ten eyelets laced with grosgrain ribbon.
    Dimensions:
    Height:3.5 in x Width:10 in
    Subjects:
    Shoes
    Footwear
    Clothing and dress
    Women's shoes
    Research Notes:
    Probably worn by a member of the Gammell family Identical to 1970.51.1 A and B except slightly more soiled.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Curtis Brooks
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    Not on display. Research Application
    Call #:
    1972.13.46
    Title:
    Woman's Boots
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing; Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    Description:
    White leather woman's boots.
    Dimensions:
    Height:7 in x Width:9.5 in
    Provenance:
    Bequest of Susan B. Fuller , 1972
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    Not on display. Research Application
    Call #:
    1977.23.93
    Title:
    Pair of Women's Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1881
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    fibre, silk
    leather
    Medium:
    Leather working
    Description:
    Silk satin shoes with ribbon attached at back, also bow in front, low heel.
    Dimensions:
    Height:3.5 in x Width:10 in
    Subjects:
    Shoes
    Footwear
    Clothing and dress
    Women's shoes
    Research Notes:
    May's first white slipper - 1881 - given by Aunt Mary Cushman.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Daughters of the American Revolution Gaspee Chapter
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    On display at the John Brown House Museum
    Call #:
    1977.47.30
    Title:
    Pair of men's shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Hanley, G.J. Esq.
  • Date:
    ca. 1920
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    Description:
    Pair of black men's shoes fastened by five black buttons. Not much worn. Pull up strap attached to back of inside of leather sole.
    Dimensions:
    Height:6.5 in x Width:11.375 in x Depth:3.625 in
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Stuart S. Lister , 1977
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    On display at the John Brown House Museum
    Call #:
    1977.47.31
    Title:
    Women's Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1880-1900
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    Description:
    Women's high-top shoes, custom made. Lined in twill with turquoise silk edging (on inside) at top.
    Dimensions:
    Height:5F in
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Stuart S. Lister , 1977
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    Not on display. Research Application
    Call #:
    1977.6.1a-b
    Title:
    Pair of Men's Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1890
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    Description:
    Pair of man's black high top shoes with leather soles and heels. Twenty-four grommets with black laces.
    Dimensions:
    Height:6 in x Width:9.5 in x Depth:3.5 in
    Research Notes:
    Belonged to donor's grandfather, Edward Harvey. Gift in memory of M. Louise Harvey Crandall and Mrs. Mary E. James Harvey.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Mary E. Crandall Ray in Memory of M. Louise Harvey Crandall and Mrs. Mary E. James Harvey
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    On display at the John Brown House Museum
    Call #:
    1981.8.12A-B
    Title:
    Pair of Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1895
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    fibre, linen
    Description:
    Ankle height flat shoes, with laces. Uppers of brown twill with black leather inserts (toes and heels). Lining of off-white linen twill.
    Subjects:
    Almy family
    Clothing and dress
    Shoes

    United States of America (USA)
    Providence
    Research Notes:
    Belonged to Almy Family
    Provenance:
    Gift of Miss Marion Almy
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